Draft Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan / Environmental Impact Statement, North Cascades Ecosystem
The National Park Service and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service are seeking public input on a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that evaluates options for restoring grizzly bears to the North Cascades Ecosystem in Washington, where the animals once roamed.
Comment via the link below or
Submit hardcopy comments via mail to:
North Cascades National Park Service Complex
810 State Route 20
Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
Download the draft EIS at the link below for more details.
(The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is separately inviting public comment on a proposed rule under section 10(j) of the Endangered Species Act that would provide local communities more flexibility to manage the grizzly bear population with additional wildlife management tools. Comments on that proposed rule must be submitted separately beginning September 29, 2023. To comment, visit regulations.gov and reference Docket No. FWS-R1-ES-2023-0074).
Sep 28, 2023 - Nov 13, 2023