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Public Scoping Materials for the Wilderness Stewardship Plan/EIS - April 2011

Materials distributed to the public in the mail, by email, or at the public scoping meetings for the Wilderness Stewardship Plan are provided here. Use this link to provide comments and input. Please note if you use this website, your comments must be submitted by 11:59 pm Mountain Time on August 31, 2011.
 
Comment Period: Closed        04/11/2011 - 08/31/2011
Topic Questions Instructions:
These topic questions are only meant to help you frame your responses and are not meant to limit your response or comments in any way. Please feel free to use or not use these questions in your scoping comments.
Topic Questions:
1. What concerns do you have about wilderness in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks?
2. What are possible strategies for the protection of wilderness resources?
3. What is important to you about wilderness use and recreation?
4. What types of activities do you consider important and appropriate in wilderness? And inappropriate?
5. What are your thoughts on party/group size, food storage practices, and campfires?
6. What are your thoughts on commercial services in wilderness, such as guided hiking, guided stock trips, and guided climbing/mountaineering?
7. What are your thoughts on appropriate management activities and techniques in wilderness (Minimum requirements)?
8. Are there any areas of the wilderness or wilderness resources that warrant special consideration?
Document Content:
Public Scoping Brochure #1Public Scoping Brochure #1   (1.3 MB, PDF file)
Wilderness LegislationWilderness Legislation   (363.0 KB, PDF file)
Wilderness Timeline and HistoryWilderness Timeline and History   (478.4 KB, PDF file)
Guide to CommentingGuide to Commenting   (53.4 KB, PDF file)
Guide to using the PEPC websiteGuide to using the PEPC website   (54.3 KB, PDF file)
Welcome PosterWelcome Poster   (2.2 MB, PDF file)
Background PosterBackground Poster   (2.1 MB, PDF file)
Purpose and Need PosterPurpose and Need Poster   (4.6 MB, PDF file)
Resources PosterResources Poster   (5.2 MB, PDF file)
Issues PosterIssues Poster   (3.5 MB, PDF file)
Wilderness Character PosterWilderness Character Poster   (5.6 MB, PDF file)
Wilderness Act PosterWilderness Act Poster   (4.5 MB, PDF file)
Planning Timeline PosterPlanning Timeline Poster   (1.3 MB, PDF file)
How to Comment PosterHow to Comment Poster   (2.2 MB, PDF file)
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