Cantwell ORV Environmental Assessment

The National Park Service is considering alternatives for managing subsistence-related off-road vehicle use in the Cantwell Traditional ORV Use Area of Denali National Park and Preserve. In this environmental assessment the NPS analyzes four management alternatives and their impacts on the environment.

In July 2005, the NPS published the final "Cantwell Subsistence Traditionally Employed Off-Road Vehicle Determination," which opened the entire 32,159 acre Cantwell traditional ORV use area to the use of off-road vehicles for subsistence purposes by NPS qualified subsistence users. The NPS is proposing this current action to assure subsistence ORV use in this area is proactively managed to minimize adverse impacts to the resources and values for which the park was established, while also providing reasonable access for subsistence purposes.

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Comment Period: Closed        Jun 4, 2007 - Jul 31, 2007
Document Content:
Cantwell ORV EA Cover Letter   (27.0 KB, .doc file)
Executive Summary   (32.8 KB, PDF file)
Title and Table of Contents   (112.3 KB, PDF file)
Chapter 1, Purpose and Need   (238.9 KB, PDF file)
Chapter 2, Alternatives   (1.1 MB, PDF file)
Chapter 3, Affected Environment   (764.6 KB, PDF file)
Chapter 4, Environmental Consequences   (310.9 KB, PDF file)
Chapter 5, Consultation   (11.0 KB, PDF file)
Bibliography   (41.1 KB, PDF file)
Appendicies   (247.7 KB, PDF file)
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