Tahoe National Forest to Host Over-Snow Vehicle Use Designation Public Meeting in Truckee May 16

Truckee, Calif. May 14, 2018 – The Tahoe National Forest will host an Over-Snow Vehicle Use Designation ‘Open House’ public meeting in Truckee on May 16. For the specific meeting time and location, please see below.

The Forest Service recently released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Tahoe National Forest Over-Snow Vehicle (OSV) Use Designation Project.

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With this Project, the Forest Service is proposing to designate snow trails and areas for public OSV use on the Tahoe National Forest. The Forest Service will also identify snow trails where grooming for public OSV use would occur within the Tahoe National Forest.

The Notice of Availability for the DEIS was published in the Federal Register on April 13, 2018. The Notice of Availability initiated a 45-day public comment period on the DEIS. The Forest Service encourages public review of the DEIS alternative descriptions, maps, and environmental analyses.

The DEIS is available online at the Tahoe National Forest website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=45914. Comments must be provided in writing.  Specific instructions for submitting comments can be found within the DEIS.

Tahoe National Forest OSV Public ‘Open House’ Meeting

May 16, 2018 from 3:00 to 7:00PM

Truckee Ranger Station

10811 Stockrest Springs Road

Truckee, CA 96161

Additional information regarding this Project can be obtained from Joe Chavez, Forest Trails and Recreation Specialist for the Tahoe National Forest, at 530-478-6158.

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