Comment sought on Thompson Chain of Lakes Project
By Moosetrack Megan

Posted: October 26, 2019

(Libby, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed Forest Management Project at Thompson Chain of Lakes State Park and Logan State Park near Libby, MT. Comments will be accepted through Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 5pm.

The proposed project would address forest health issues and hazard trees in developed areas within the complex.  In addition to improving the forest health, the forest management project would increase public safety, reduce hazardous fuels in case of wildfires, and enhance wildlife habitat.

For more proposal details, a full copy of the Thompson Chain of Lakes Forest Management Project draft environmental assessment is available at stateparks.mt.gov and click “Public Comments & Notices”.

Or by direct link here: http://stateparks.mt.gov/news/publicNotices/environmental-assessments/pn_0098.html

A public comment period will be open for 30 days and comments will be accepted through Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 5pm. To comment visit stateparks.mt.gov and click “Public Comments & Notices” or email to dbennetts@mt.gov.

The public may also send written comments to: FWP Region One, Attn: Thompson Chain of Lakes Forest Management Project – Parks Division, 490  North Meridian Road, Kalispell, MT 59901.

For questions about the draft EA and/or the public comment process, contact Dave Bennetts, Park Manager, at (406) 751-4590 or dbennetts@mt.gov.
 
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