Cherokee Park fuels-reduction project Environmental Analysis available

The U.S. Forest Service Canyon Lakes Ranger District has proposed vegetation treatments within the Cherokee Park project area to reduce hazardous fuels adjacent to private land and to improve forest health. The project also proposes to remove conifers from aspen stands and meadows to enhance those habitats. In addition, changes to the project area road network are proposed.

The project area is located in the northeast portion of the district. The entire project area encompasses 33,547 acres; 14,150 of those acres are National Forest System lands. County Roads 59 and 80C intersect the middle of the project area and the subdivisions of Mill Creek, Poudre River Ranch and Diamond Creek, as well as other private parcels, are located within it.

Detailed information about this project including the draft decision and Environmental Analysis can be found on the Forest Service website at http://go.usa.gov/kQAz.
To obtain a copy of the document, or for more information on the project, please contact Nehalem Clark at 970-295-6617 or ncclark@fs.fed.us . This proposed project is subject to the non-HFRA objection process pursuant to 36 CFR 218, and only those who submitted substantive comments during the scoping process have standing to object.

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