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Public Meeting (Session 1)
 
Date Start Time End Time Time Zone Location
Dec 5, 2005 9:30 AM 11:30 AM Niagara Falls Public Library (auditorium)
Earl W. Brydges Building
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, New York
(716) 286-4881

This November, the National Park Service will make the Niagara National Heritage Area Study Report available for public review. The National Park Service will hold formal public meetings to gather public comments on Monday, December 5, 2005.

Niagara Falls Public Library (Auditorium)
Earl W. Brydges Building
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
(716) 286-4881

Two sessions will be held for your convenience:
Session 1: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Session 2: 6:30 - 8:30 PM

For further information, contact Ellen Carlson, Project Manager, National Park Service, 15 State Street, Boston, MA 02109. Phone: (617) 223-5048



 
Description:
The study describes the historical, cultural, and environmental resources of the Niagara Falls region and addresses ten criteria for evaluating the possible designation of a national heritage area. The report outlines three alternatives for undertaking a heritage area program. The environmental consequences of each alternative are described in an environmental assessment.

A national heritage area is a region that has been recognized by the United States Congress for its unique qualities and resources. It is a place where a combination of natural, cultural, historic and recreational resources have shaped a cohesive, nationally distinctive landscape. There are currently 27 national heritage areas around the country. Each National Heritage Areas is unique because each is based upon preserving and interpreting the specific resources and themes that are particular to their area. National heritage areas are eligible for up to $1 million per years for 10 years from the federal government. Each national heritage area has a management entity and management plan guiding expenditures that fits the needs of the individual heritage area.

Meeting Directions/Instructions:


Public Meeting -- Session 2
 
Date Start Time End Time Time Zone Location
Dec 5, 2005 6:30 PM 8:30 PM Niagara Falls Public Library (auditorium)
Earl W. Brydges Building
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, New York
(716) 286-4881
This November, the National Park Service will make the Niagara National Heritage Area Study Report available for public review. The National Park Service will hold formal public meetings to gather public comments on Monday, December 5, 2005.

Niagara Falls Public Library (Auditorium)
Earl W. Brydges Building
1425 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
(716) 286-4881

Two sessions will be held for your convenience:
Session 1: 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Session 2: 6:30 - 8:30 PM

For further information, contact Ellen Carlson, Project Manager, National Park Service, 15 State Street, Boston, MA 02109. Phone: (617) 223-5048


 
Description:
The study describes the historical, cultural, and environmental resources of the Niagara Falls region and addresses ten criteria for evaluating the possible designation of a national heritage area. The report outlines three alternatives for undertaking a heritage area program. The environmental consequences of each alternative are described in an environmental assessment.

A national heritage area is a region that has been recognized by the United States Congress for its unique qualities and resources. It is a place where a combination of natural, cultural, historic and recreational resources have shaped a cohesive, nationally distinctive landscape. There are currently 27 national heritage areas around the country. Each National Heritage Areas is unique because each is based upon preserving and interpreting the specific resources and themes that are particular to their area. National heritage areas are eligible for up to $1 million per years for 10 years from the federal government. Each national heritage area has a management entity and management plan guiding expenditures that fits the needs of the individual heritage area.

Meeting Directions/Instructions: