Management of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
The National Park Service has determined that the proposed project will not significantly affect the human environment within the project area; therefore, an environmental impact statement will not be prepared.
We thank you for your comments regarding the project. Public participation is a key element in the environmental review process at the Blue Ridge Parkway. Your participation helps to ensure that the National Park Service fully understands and considers your values and concerns.
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The National Park Service, Southeast Regional Director has approved the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Control Strategies along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The FONSI has determined that there will be no significant environmental impacts that would occur by implementing a combination of chemical and biological controls to treat individual hemlock sites throughout the park, as described under Alternative D in the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Control Strategies along the Blue Ridge Parkway Environmental Assessment.