Moose-Wilson Corridor Comprehensive Management Plan, Final Environmental Impact Statement, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, 60743-60744 [2016-21184]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 171 / Friday, September 2, 2016 / Notices above. All comments received will be considered before the Secretary of the Interior makes any recommendation for withdrawal to Congress. Notice is hereby given that public meetings addressing the withdrawal applications will be held jointly with the DON’s public meetings associated with NEPA evaluation of the proposed withdrawals. Public meetings will be held at the following locations: • Fallon Convention Center, Fallon, NV, October 3, 2016, 3–7 p.m.; • Pershing County Community Center, Lovelock, NV, October 4, 2016, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.; • Evelyn Mount NE Community Center, Reno, NV, October 4, 2016, 5–7 p.m.; • Emma Nevada Town Hall, Austin, NV, October 5, 2016, 5–7 p.m.; • Eureka Elementary School, Eureka, NV, October 6, 2016, 5–7 p.m.; • Hawthorne Convention Center, Hawthorne, NV, October 7, 2016, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.; • Gabbs School Gymnasium Gabbs, NV, October 7, 2016, 5–7 p.m. The DON will be the lead agency for evaluation of the proposed withdrawal extension and expansion pursuant to NEPA and other applicable environmental and cultural resources authorities, and will be publishing its own scoping and other notices. 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Subject to valid existing rights, the Federal lands that are the subject of the DON application for expansion of the withdrawal and reservation for DON use at Fallon, and that are described in this Notice, will be segregated from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including the mining laws, the mineral leasing laws, and the geothermal leasing laws. The segregation will continue for a period until [two years from date of publication in Federal Register], unless the applications/proposal are denied or canceled or the withdrawal is approved VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 Sep 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 prior to that date. In addition, subject to valid existing rights, 68,804 acres of land in the DVTA, described in this Notice, will be segregated from operation of the mineral leasing laws for the same two year period, unless the applications/proposal are denied or canceled or the withdrawal is approved within that period. Licenses, permits, cooperative agreements, or discretionary land use authorizations may be allowed during the period of segregation, but only with the approval of the authorized officer and, as appropriate, with the concurrence of DON. The applications for withdrawal and reservation will be processed in accordance with the regulations at 43 CFR part 2300. Authority: 43 U.S.C. 1714(b)(1) and 43 CFR 2300. John F. Ruhs, State Director, Nevada. [FR Doc. 2016–21213 Filed 9–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–HC–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–IMR–GRTE–21184; PX.PD202594I.00.1] Moose-Wilson Corridor Comprehensive Management Plan, Final Environmental Impact Statement, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming National Park Service, Interior. Notice of availability. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Moose-Wilson Corridor Comprehensive Management Plan, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. The FEIS analyzes four alternatives for future management of the corridor. Alternative C has been identified as the NPS preferred alternative. DATES: The National Park Service will execute a Record of Decision (ROD) no sooner than 30 days following publication by the Environmental Protection Agency of the Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement. ADDRESSES: The FEIS is available to the public online at http:// parkplanning.nps.gov/MooseWilson, and at the Grand Teton National Park Headquarters Building, 1 Teton Park Road, Moose, Wyoming, and at the Reference Desk of the Teton County Library, 125 Virginian Lane, Jackson, Wyoming. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60743 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Vela, Superintendent, Grand Teton National Park, P.O. Drawer 170, Moose, Wyoming 83012–0170, (307) 739–3411, GRTE_Superintendent@ nps.gov, or Daniel Noon, Chief of Planning and Environmental Compliance, P.O. Drawer 170, Moose, Wyoming 83012–0170, (307) 739–3465, Daniel_Noon@nps.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In recent years, the Moose-Wilson corridor in Grand Teton National Park has experienced changes in ecological conditions, development patterns, and use by visitors and local residents. As a result, the National Park Service is conducting a comprehensive planning and environmental impact process to determine how best to protect park resources and values while providing appropriate opportunities for visitor use, experience, and enjoyment of the corridor. The final plan: (1) Identifies management strategies to address natural and cultural resource protection; (2) identifies management strategies to address visitor safety concerns and conflicts with wildlife; (3) addresses vehicle/bicycle management related to road use, trailhead parking areas and pullouts; (4) identifies management strategies related to the operation of facilities within the corridor; (5) considers if a multi-use pathway should be provided along Moose-Wilson Road; and (6) examines specific road realignment and paving options for the Moose-Wilson and Death Canyon Roads. Four management alternatives, Alternatives A through D, are analyzed in the FEIS. Alternative A, the no-action alternative, would continue current management practices related to resources, visitor use, park operations, and maintenance of facilities within the Moose-Wilson corridor. Alternatives B through D address increases in traffic and volume-related congestion on the Moose-Wilson Road during peak use periods by either restricting its use as a through-travel route or limiting the number of vehicles entering the corridor at any one time. Alternative B emphasizes managing the corridor as a visitor destination. Reduced crowding on Moose-Wilson Road and at destinations within the corridor would provide visitors an opportunity for self-discovery. This would be accomplished by restricting through-traffic in either direction during peak use periods through the management of a gate system on MooseWilson Road within the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve. Existing developed areas and facilities would be maintained where appropriate and removed or E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1 60744 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 171 / Friday, September 2, 2016 / Notices relocated in some areas to protect natural and cultural resources. Alternative C, the NPS preferred alternative, emphasizes the conservation legacy stories within the corridor. The intensity and timing of visitor use would be managed to effectively provide high quality visitor opportunities by reducing high traffic volumes and congestion. This would be accomplished using time sequencing techniques and the establishment of vehicle queuing lanes on the north and south ends of the corridor during peak visitation periods. Development within the corridor would generally be maintained within the existing development footprint. Alternative D would enhance recreational opportunities with additional amenities, including the construction of a separated multi-use pathway parallel to Moose-Wilson Road. This alternative would integrate the Moose-Wilson corridor with the region’s larger recreational network, and would enhance the recreational scenic driving experience by reducing high traffic volumes and congestion by establishing a reservation system during peak use periods. 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. Authority: The authority for publishing this notice is contained in 40 CFR 1506.6. Sand Creek Massacre Site (Boundary Increase), Jct. of Cty. Rds. 54 & W, Eads, 16000637 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA District of Columbia Glenwood Cemetery, 2219 Lincoln Rd. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 171 (Friday, September 2, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60743-60744]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-21184]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-IMR-GRTE-21184; PX.PD202594I.00.1]


Moose-Wilson Corridor Comprehensive Management Plan, Final 
Environmental Impact Statement, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of availability.

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SUMMARY: The National Park Service announces the availability of the 
Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Moose-Wilson 
Corridor Comprehensive Management Plan, Grand Teton National Park, 
Wyoming. The FEIS analyzes four alternatives for future management of 
the corridor. Alternative C has been identified as the NPS preferred 
alternative.

DATES: The National Park Service will execute a Record of Decision 
(ROD) no sooner than 30 days following publication by the Environmental 
Protection Agency of the Notice of Availability of the Final 
Environmental Impact Statement.

ADDRESSES: The FEIS is available to the public online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/MooseWilson, and at the Grand Teton National Park 
Headquarters Building, 1 Teton Park Road, Moose, Wyoming, and at the 
Reference Desk of the Teton County Library, 125 Virginian Lane, 
Jackson, Wyoming.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Vela, Superintendent, Grand 
Teton National Park, P.O. Drawer 170, Moose, Wyoming 83012-0170, (307) 
739-3411, GRTE_Superintendent@nps.gov, or Daniel Noon, Chief of 
Planning and Environmental Compliance, P.O. Drawer 170, Moose, Wyoming 
83012-0170, (307) 739-3465, Daniel_Noon@nps.gov

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In recent years, the Moose-Wilson corridor 
in Grand Teton National Park has experienced changes in ecological 
conditions, development patterns, and use by visitors and local 
residents. As a result, the National Park Service is conducting a 
comprehensive planning and environmental impact process to determine 
how best to protect park resources and values while providing 
appropriate opportunities for visitor use, experience, and enjoyment of 
the corridor. The final plan: (1) Identifies management strategies to 
address natural and cultural resource protection; (2) identifies 
management strategies to address visitor safety concerns and conflicts 
with wildlife; (3) addresses vehicle/bicycle management related to road 
use, trailhead parking areas and pullouts; (4) identifies management 
strategies related to the operation of facilities within the corridor; 
(5) considers if a multi-use pathway should be provided along Moose-
Wilson Road; and (6) examines specific road realignment and paving 
options for the Moose-Wilson and Death Canyon Roads.
    Four management alternatives, Alternatives A through D, are 
analyzed in the FEIS. Alternative A, the no-action alternative, would 
continue current management practices related to resources, visitor 
use, park operations, and maintenance of facilities within the Moose-
Wilson corridor. Alternatives B through D address increases in traffic 
and volume-related congestion on the Moose-Wilson Road during peak use 
periods by either restricting its use as a through-travel route or 
limiting the number of vehicles entering the corridor at any one time.
    Alternative B emphasizes managing the corridor as a visitor 
destination. Reduced crowding on Moose-Wilson Road and at destinations 
within the corridor would provide visitors an opportunity for self-
discovery. This would be accomplished by restricting through-traffic in 
either direction during peak use periods through the management of a 
gate system on Moose-Wilson Road within the Laurance S. Rockefeller 
Preserve. Existing developed areas and facilities would be maintained 
where appropriate and removed or

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relocated in some areas to protect natural and cultural resources.
    Alternative C, the NPS preferred alternative, emphasizes the 
conservation legacy stories within the corridor. The intensity and 
timing of visitor use would be managed to effectively provide high 
quality visitor opportunities by reducing high traffic volumes and 
congestion. This would be accomplished using time sequencing techniques 
and the establishment of vehicle queuing lanes on the north and south 
ends of the corridor during peak visitation periods. Development within 
the corridor would generally be maintained within the existing 
development footprint.
    Alternative D would enhance recreational opportunities with 
additional amenities, including the construction of a separated multi-
use pathway parallel to Moose-Wilson Road. This alternative would 
integrate the Moose-Wilson corridor with the region's larger 
recreational network, and would enhance the recreational scenic driving 
experience by reducing high traffic volumes and congestion by 
establishing a reservation system during peak use periods.
    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.

    Authority:  The authority for publishing this notice is 
contained in 40 CFR 1506.6.

    Dated: July 13, 2016.
Sue E. Masica,
Regional Director, Intermountain Region, National Park Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-21184 Filed 9-1-16; 8:45 am]
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