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Big Cypress National Preserve Supplemental Draft Backcountry Access Plan/ Wilderness Study/ Environmental Impact Statement

This Supplemental Draft Plan/EIS has been prepared in response to public comments received on the Draft Backcountry Access Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Plan), which was released to the public on October 30, 2020. This document supersedes the Draft Plan and is intended to be read as a stand-alone document.

The purpose of this Plan is to provide management guidelines for backcountry access and use while protecting the preserve's natural and cultural resources and providing for public enjoyment. We are seeking comment from the public through September 26, 2022.

Written comments can be mailed to:
National Park Service
Denver Service Center
Attn: Backcountry Access Plan / Charles Lawson
12795 West Alameda Pkwy
Denver, CO 80228
Comment Period: Closed        08/12/2022 - 09/26/2022
Topic Questions Instructions:
To be most helpful, your comments should address: 1) the purpose and need for action; 2) the environmental issues/impact topics analyzed; 3) your opinions on the alternatives, including mitigation measures which could reduce potentially harmful effects; and 4) the information used to describe the affected environment and environmental consequences.

Comments which are not helpful include those which: 1) vote for or against a potential management strategy or alternative without giving reasons why; 2) agree or disagree with laws, regulation, or NPS policy; 3) discuss other projects or other areas; and 4) contain vague language or open-ended questions or statements.
Topic Questions:
1. The National Park Service is seeking public comment on the Big Cypress National Preserve Supplemental Draft Backcountry Access Plan/ Wilderness Study/ Environmental Impact Statement. Please share your comments here or in writing to the address posted.
Document Content:
BICYBAPSDEIS_508_2022.pdfBICYBAPSDEIS_508_2022.pdf   (7.2 MB, PDF file)
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