National Park Service August 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2011-22239
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-31
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2011-21934
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-30
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council will be held on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Independence Wharf, 470 Atlantic Avenue, Community Room, Boston, MA. The agenda will include: Summer season review; park update; and public comment. The meeting will be open to the public. Any person may file with the Superintendent a written statement concerning the matters to be discussed. Persons who wish to file a written statement at the meeting or who want further information concerning the meeting may contact Superintendent Bruce Jacobson at Boston Harbor Islands, 408 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 228, Boston, MA 02110, or (617) 223-8667. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire commentincluding your personal identifying informationmay 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.
Notice of Meeting, National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2011-21952
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice is hereby given that the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission (the Commission) will meet at the National Building Museum, Room 312, 401 F Street, NW., Washington, DC, on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at 10 a.m., to consider matters pertaining to commemorative works in the District of Columbia and its environs.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2011-21588
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-24
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Final Environmental Impact Statement on Nabesna Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
Document Number: 2011-21566
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-23
Agency: National Park Service, Department of the Interior
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C) the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Off-Road Vehicle Management in the Nabesna District of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve. The FEIS evaluates the environmental impacts of a preferred alternative and four action alternatives for management of off-road vehicles in the Nabesna District. The purpose is to consider opportunities for appropriate and reasonable access to wilderness and backcountry recreational activities, which also accommodates subsistence and access to inholdings; while protecting scenic quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and other park resource values. A no action alternative is also evaluated. This notice officially begins the 30-day waiting period before the Record of Decision can be issued.
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Advisory Council
Document Number: 2011-21565
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-23
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Advisory Committee on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail will hold a meeting. Designated through an amendment to the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1241), the trail consists of ``a series of water routes extending approximately 3,000 miles along the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries in the States of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and in the District of Columbia,'' tracing the 1607-1609 voyages of Captain John Smith to chart the land and waterways of the Chesapeake Bay. This meeting is open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should register via e-mail at Christine_Lucero@nps.gov or telephone: (757) 258-8914. For those wishing to make comments, please provide a written summary of your comments prior to the meeting. The Designated Federal Official for the Advisory Council is John Maounis, Superintendent, Captain John Smith National Historic Trail, telephone: (410) 260-2471.
Notice of Continuation of Visitor Services-Yosemite National Park
Document Number: 2011-21090
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-19
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Under the terms of the existing concession contract, the National Park Service intends to request a continuation of visitor services in Yosemite National Park for a period not to exceed one year from the expiration date of the current contract.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan (DEIS/GMP), Canaveral National Seashore, FL
Document Number: 2011-21088
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 the NPS announces the availability of a DEIS/GMP for Canaveral National Seashore, Florida. The document provides a framework for management, use, and development options for the Seashore by the NPS for the next 15 to 20 years. It describes four management alternatives for consideration, including a No-Action Alternative that continues current management policies and the NPS's preferred alternative. The document analyzes the environmental impacts of the alternatives.
DRAFT General Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Biscayne National Park, FL
Document Number: 2011-21084
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-18
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C), the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the General Management Plan (GMP) for Biscayne National Park (Park), Florida. Consistent with NPS laws, regulations, and policies and the purpose of the Park, the Draft EIS/GMP describes the NPS preferred alternativeAlternative 4to guide the management of the Park over the next 20 to 30 years. The preferred alternative incorporates various management prescriptions to ensure protection, access and enjoyment of the park's resources. An up-to-date GMP is needed to address how visitors access and use the park and the facilities needed to support those uses, how resources are managed, and how the NPS manages its operations. Recent studies have enhanced the NPS's understanding of resources, resource threats, and visitor use in the park.
Water Resources Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement, Mojave National Preserve, San Bernardino County, CA
Document Number: 2011-20620
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to Sec. 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the National Park Service is preparing a Water Resources Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (WRMP/EIS). This plan is intended to guide future management of ground and surface water sources within Mojave National Preserve. The original Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS (published in the Federal Register on May 11, 2011) announced a 60-day public comment period. In recognition of the complexity and scope of the forthcoming EIS, and with deference to interest from the public and interested organizations, the comment period has been extended.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2011-20619
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-15
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Notice of Intent To Repatriate a Cultural Item: California Department of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento, CA
Document Number: 2011-19994
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The California Department of Parks and Recreation, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, has determined that an item meets the definition of unassociated funerary object and repatriation to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the unassociated funerary object may contact the California Department of Parks and Recreation.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA, and University of Washington, Department of Anthropology, Seattle, WA
Document Number: 2011-19993
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the University of Washington, Department of Anthropology have completed an inventory of human remains and an associated funerary object, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary object and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains and associated funerary object may contact the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. Repatriation of the human remains and associated funerary object to the Indian tribe named below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
Document Number: 2011-19990
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound has completed an inventory of a human remain, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remain and any present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remain may contact the Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound. Disposition of the human remain to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Longyear Museum of Anthropology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Document Number: 2011-19989
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Longyear Museum of Anthropology has completed an inventory of a human remain, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remain and any present-day Indian tribe. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remain may contact the museum. Disposition of the human remain to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional requestors come forward.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Document Number: 2011-19988
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The Fowler Museum at UCLA has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes. Representatives of any Indian tribe that believes itself to be culturally affiliated with the human remains may contact the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Repatriation of the human remains to the Indian tribes stated below may occur if no additional claimants come forward.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2011-19967
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-08
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Information Collection Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Community Harvest Assessments for Alaskan National Parks, Preserves, and Monuments
Document Number: 2011-19834
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-05
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below (OMB Control No. 1024-New). As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this ICR. We may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2011-19572
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-03
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Record of Decision
Document Number: 2011-19520
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-02
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended [42 U.S.C. 4332(2)(C)], the National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of the Record of Decision for the General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS) for Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historic Park (NHP) in Frederick, Shenandoah, and Warren Counties, Virginia. The Regional Director, Northeast Region, approved the Record of Decision for the GMP/EIS, selecting Action Alternative D, the NPS preferred alternative, as described in the Final GMP/EIS issued on January 21, 2011. The Record of Decision (ROD) includes a statement of the decision made, a synopsis of other alternatives considered, the basis for the decision, a description of the environmentally preferable alternative, a finding on impairment of park resources and values, a listing of measures to minimize environmental harm, and an overview of public involvement in the decision-making process. The approved General Management Plan will guide long-term management of Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP. As soon as practicable, the NPS will begin to implement the selected alternative.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement on a Denali Park Road Vehicle Management Plan for Denali National Park and Preserve
Document Number: 2011-19310
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-01
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
The National Park Service announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on a Denali Park Road Vehicle Management Plan for Denali National Park and Preserve. The document describes and analyzes the environmental impacts of a no action alternative and two action alternatives for management of vehicle use on the Denali Park Road. This notice announces the public comment period, the locations of public meetings, and solicits comments on the DEIS.