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Public Informational Webinar Meeting #1
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
11/10/2020 7:00 PM 9:00 PM Eastern Standard internet - please see link below
NA
NA
NA, Florida NA
NA
Please join park staff and planners to learn about the plan updates. As you may know, the National Park Service is developing a Big Cypress National Preserve (Preserve) Backcountry Access Plan (Plan)/ draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS). Since it has been a while since we have updated you on the Preserve's progress on the Plan, We are going to host a webinar meeting to provide an overview of the Plan, describe how to provide public comments and we will host a question and answer session. We have two evening dates and one during business hours scheduled. The meetings will be via a TEAMS live format. Instructions on how to participate in these sessions are described in detail below.
 
Description:
The National Park Service has released the Big Cypress National Preserve (Preserve) Backcountry Access Plan (Plan)/ draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS). The Plan describes management alternatives to provide management guidelines for backcountry access and use. We are asking for your formal comments via our website prior to December 15, which is when the public comment period ends.

This meeting will provide an overview of the Plan, inform you how to comment on the Plan and provide an opportunity for you to ask questions about the plan and process to date.

If you need special accommodations, please contact Morgan_elmer@nps,gov.

Meeting Directions/Instructions:
You may attend these moderated meetings via the internet on your browser of choice during the times listed. The URLS are provided below. We will share questions provided by the audience via chat and ask our NPS panel to share clarifying answers about the process and the alternatives.
On your computer, you may view the presentation and provide questions for the panel to answer either by the browser of your choice or the Microsoft TEAMS app. If you would like to use your phone you will have to have the TEAMS app installed. The TEAMS app may be downloaded from Microsoft.com, play.google.com store or apps.apple.com. Please do this ahead of time and allow yourself plenty of time to sign on.
The format for the webinar will include a short introduction of the panel, and a presentation providing an overview of the Environmental Assessment and how to provide us your comments via PEPC. This will be followed with a moderated question and answer chat session focused on the EA and the NEPA process. Our panel of experts will answer your questions to the best of their knowledge.
Please note, this meeting is not intended to record your comments or review of the Plan. We will be asking you to provide your formal comments on the EA via PEPC on our comments page.
It is planned to provide closed captions in english and spanish, to request special accommodations, please contact Morgan_elmer@nps.gov.

URL/Webinar link:
https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_N2FlZTNjMGUtMWM3MS00M2Y3LWI5YmYtMjc2YmU1OTBhYTNl%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%220693b5ba-4b18-4d7b-9341-f32f400a5494%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22d1d38d1f-c829-4e0e-94b9-12daf034e201%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d

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Public Informational Webinar Meeting #2
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
11/12/2020 1:00 PM 3:00 PM Eastern Standard internet - please see link below
NA
NA
NA, Florida NA
NA
Please join park staff and planners to learn about the plan updates. As you may know, the National Park Service is developing a Big Cypress National Preserve (Preserve) Backcountry Access Plan (Plan)/ draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS). Since it has been a while since we have updated you on the Preserve's progress on the Plan, We are going to host a webinar meeting to provide an overview of the Plan, describe how to provide public comments and we will host a question and answer session. We have two evening dates and one during business hours scheduled. The meetings will be via a TEAMS live format. Instructions on how to participate in these sessions are described in detail below.
 
Description:
The National Park Service has released the Big Cypress National Preserve (Preserve) Backcountry Access Plan (Plan)/ draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS). The Plan describes management alternatives to provide management guidelines for backcountry access and use. We are asking for your formal comments via our website prior to December 15, which is when the public comment period ends.

This meeting will provide an overview of the Plan, inform you how to comment on the Plan and provide an opportunity for you to ask questions about the plan and process to date.

If you need special accommodations, please contact Morgan_elmer@nps,gov.

Meeting Directions/Instructions:
You may attend these moderated meetings via the internet on your browser of choice during the times listed. The URLS are provided below. We will share questions provided by the audience via chat and ask our NPS panel to share clarifying answers about the process and the alternatives.
On your computer, you may view the presentation and provide questions for the panel to answer either by the browser of your choice or the Microsoft TEAMS app. If you would like to use your phone you will have to have the TEAMS app installed. The TEAMS app may be downloaded from Microsoft.com, play.google.com store or apps.apple.com. Please do this ahead of time and allow yourself plenty of time to sign on.
The format for the webinar will include a short introduction of the panel, and a presentation providing an overview of the Environmental Assessment and how to provide us your comments via PEPC. This will be followed with a moderated question and answer chat session focused on the EA and the NEPA process. Our panel of experts will answer your questions to the best of their knowledge.
Please note, this meeting is not intended to record your comments or review of the Plan. We will be asking you to provide your formal comments on the EA via PEPC on our comments page.
It is planned to provide closed captions in english and spanish, to request special accommodations, please contact Morgan_elmer@nps.gov.

URL/Webinar link:
https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MGI0MWIxNmYtMTIwOS00OWVlLWJlMzItNmFiZWRiNDFkZDcz%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%220693b5ba-4b18-4d7b-9341-f32f400a5494%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22d1d38d1f-c829-4e0e-94b9-12daf034e201%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d

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Public Informational Webinar Meeting #3
 
Date Start Time End Time Location
11/18/2020 7:00 PM 9:00 PM Eastern Standard internet - please see link below
NA
NA
NA, Florida NA
NA
Please join park staff and planners to learn about the plan updates. As you may know, the National Park Service is developing a Big Cypress National Preserve (Preserve) Backcountry Access Plan (Plan)/ draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS). Since it has been a while since we have updated you on the Preserve's progress on the Plan, We are going to host a webinar meeting to provide an overview of the Plan, describe how to provide public comments and we will host a question and answer session. We have two evening dates and one during business hours scheduled. The meetings will be via a TEAMS live format. Instructions on how to participate in these sessions are described in detail below.
 
Description:
The National Park Service has released the Big Cypress National Preserve (Preserve) Backcountry Access Plan (Plan)/ draft Environmental Impact Statement (dEIS). The Plan describes management alternatives to provide management guidelines for backcountry access and use. We are asking for your formal comments via our website prior to December 15, which is when the public comment period ends.

This meeting will provide an overview of the Plan, inform you how to comment on the Plan and provide an opportunity for you to ask questions about the plan and process to date.

If you need special accommodations, please contact Morgan_elmer@nps,gov.

Meeting Directions/Instructions:
You may attend these moderated meetings via the internet on your browser of choice during the times listed. The URLS are provided below. We will share questions provided by the audience via chat and ask our NPS panel to share clarifying answers about the process and the alternatives.
On your computer, you may view the presentation and provide questions for the panel to answer either by the browser of your choice or the Microsoft TEAMS app. If you would like to use your phone you will have to have the TEAMS app installed. The TEAMS app may be downloaded from Microsoft.com, play.google.com store or apps.apple.com. Please do this ahead of time and allow yourself plenty of time to sign on.
The format for the webinar will include a short introduction of the panel, and a presentation providing an overview of the Environmental Assessment and how to provide us your comments via PEPC. This will be followed with a moderated question and answer chat session focused on the EA and the NEPA process. Our panel of experts will answer your questions to the best of their knowledge.
Please note, this meeting is not intended to record your comments or review of the Plan. We will be asking you to provide your formal comments on the EA via PEPC on our comments page.
It is planned to provide closed captions in english and spanish, to request special accommodations, please contact Morgan_elmer@nps.gov.

URL/Webinar link:
https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_MDJjNDYyZjgtZWQwOS00MmM4LWFiNmItNzZmZmViNDhiNjc3%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%220693b5ba-4b18-4d7b-9341-f32f400a5494%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22d1d38d1f-c829-4e0e-94b9-12daf034e201%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d

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