The Forest Service will hold a public meeting for the plan revision on July 10,2014
At the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Asheville, NC
Discussion topics will include (1) wildlife habitat and (2) managing for ecosystem integrity and ecosystem diversity. An information and comment station for Wild and Scenic Rivers will also be available
Tentative meeting time is from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
A meeting agenda will be posted online by July 1st
The Preliminary Need to Change the Existing Land Management Plan has been updated based on scoping comments.
Coming Next in August and September: Establishing Management Areas, Desired Conditions, Objectives, Standards and Guidelines in the Revised Plan
We anticipate six public meetings across Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests in the vicinity of the six ranger districts.
They will be talking about wildlife habitat, ecosystem diversity and integrity, and Wild and Scenic Rivers. There is going to be a presentation on Potential Additions to Wilderness.