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National Wild and Scenic River System Evaluations ongoing in the Lake Tahoe Basin

National Wild and Scenic River System Evaluations ongoing in the Lake Tahoe Basin

Forest Service to hold webinar on Wild and Scenic Rivers

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit usflogo(LTBMU) is evaluating rivers that may be eligible for inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic River system and will hold a webinar on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. to explain the process.  The LTBMU encourages public comment as part of the evaluation process, which is in response to objections raised during the LTBMU Land Management Plan revision.

The webinar will include a brief presentation of the overall evaluation process, the procedure used to inventory the rivers in the Lake Tahoe Basin, and the “outstanding remarkable values” that would be used to determine eligibility.  A question and answer period will follow the presentation.

To access the webinar, Microsoft Office Live Meeting must be installed on your computer. You may install Live Meeting free by visiting the meeting link below and following the installation prompts.  Installing Live Meeting prior to the webinar is recommended.

To access the webinar via Microsoft Office Live Meeting, visit https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/usda/join?id=CJ5PRC&role=attend.  Use the following telephone number to connect to the audio portion of the webinar:  Toll-free:  1 (888) 844-9904.  When prompted, type in the participant code:  8683968.  Contact Adrian Escobedo at aescobedo@fs.fed.us for reasonable accommodation access to the proceedings.

The draft Wild and Scenic Rivers Study is available at http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/ForestPlanRevision.  Comments are most helpful if received by April 10, 2015.  Comments may be submitted via email to comments-pacificsouthwest-ltbmu@fs.fed.us, using the subject:  Wild and Scenic.  For more information on the study and how to comment, contact Mike LeFevre at 530-543-2840 or email: mlefevre@fs.fed.us.


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