Ungulate Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, CO, 68503 [2011-28579]

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Ungulate Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, CO National Park Service, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Ungulate Management Plan, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. AGENCY: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ungulate Management Plan, Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado. The purpose of this plan/EIS is to establish a framework for the management of elk, bison, and other ungulates that supports attainment of desired habitat conditions at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and is compatible with conditions and management activities across the broader eastern San Luis Valley landscape. This planning effort is needed to identify desired future habitat conditions on newly acquired park land and future land transfers, using the best available science to guide management decisions and responses to changing conditions. A scoping brochure has been prepared that details the issues identified to date and includes the purpose, need, and objectives of the EIS. Copies of that information may be obtained online at https:// parkplanning.nps.gov/grsa-ungulates or Great Sand Dunes National Park, 11500 Highway 150, Mosca, CO 81146–9798, (719) 378–6300. DATES: The National Park Service will accept comments from the public through January 6, 2012. The National Park Service intends to hold public scoping meetings in locations surrounding the park during the scoping period. Details regarding the exact times and locations of these meetings will be announced online at https:// parkplanning.nps.gov/grsa-ungulates SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68503 and through local media at least 15 days in advance of the meetings. ADDRESSES: Information will be available for public review online at https://parkplanning.nps.gov/grsaungulates and in the office of the Superintendent, 11500 Highway 150, Mosca, CO 81146–9798, (719) 378–6300. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karl Cordova, Acting Superintendent, 11500 Highway 150, Mosca, CO 81146–9798, (719) 378–6300. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If you wish to comment on the purpose, need, objectives, alternatives, or on any other issues associated with the plan, you may submit your comments by any one of several methods. You may mail comments to GRSA Ungulate Management Plan/EIS, NPS–EQD Academy Place, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, CO 80225. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 214 (Friday, November 4, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[2310-0067-422]


Ungulate Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Great 
Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, CO

AGENCY: National Park Service, Department of the Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement 
for the Ungulate Management Plan, Great Sand Dunes National Park and 
Preserve.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 
U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service is preparing an 
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ungulate Management Plan, 
Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Colorado. The purpose of 
this plan/EIS is to establish a framework for the management of elk, 
bison, and other ungulates that supports attainment of desired habitat 
conditions at Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and is 
compatible with conditions and management activities across the broader 
eastern San Luis Valley landscape. This planning effort is needed to 
identify desired future habitat conditions on newly acquired park land 
and future land transfers, using the best available science to guide 
management decisions and responses to changing conditions. A scoping 
brochure has been prepared that details the issues identified to date 
and includes the purpose, need, and objectives of the EIS. Copies of 
that information may be obtained online at https://parkplanning.nps.gov/grsa-ungulates or Great Sand Dunes National Park, 11500 Highway 150, 
Mosca, CO 81146-9798, (719) 378-6300.

DATES: The National Park Service will accept comments from the public 
through January 6, 2012. The National Park Service intends to hold 
public scoping meetings in locations surrounding the park during the 
scoping period. Details regarding the exact times and locations of 
these meetings will be announced online at https://parkplanning.nps.gov/grsa-ungulates and through local media at least 15 days in advance of 
the meetings.

ADDRESSES: Information will be available for public review online at 
https://parkplanning.nps.gov/grsa-ungulates and in the office of the 
Superintendent, 11500 Highway 150, Mosca, CO 81146-9798, (719) 378-
6300.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karl Cordova, Acting Superintendent, 
11500 Highway 150, Mosca, CO 81146-9798, (719) 378-6300.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: If you wish to comment on the purpose, need, 
objectives, alternatives, or on any other issues associated with the 
plan, you may submit your comments by any one of several methods. You 
may mail comments to GRSA Ungulate Management Plan/EIS, NPS-EQD Academy 
Place, P.O. Box 25287, Denver, CO 80225. You may also comment via the 
Internet at https://parkplanning.nps.gov/grsa-ungulates. Finally, you 
may hand-deliver comments to the Superintendent, 11500 Highway 150, 
Mosca, CO 81146-9798. Before including your address, phone number, 
email address, or other personal identifying information in your 
comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including your 
personal identifying information--may be made publicly available at any 
time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal 
identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we 
will be able to do so.

    Dated: October 13, 2011.
John Wessels,
Director, Intermountain Region, National Park Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-28579 Filed 11-3-11; 8:45 am]
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