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Upcoming Deadlines for Greater Sage-Grouse and Bi-State Sage-Grouse Projects


us-doi-blm-logo-1-300x261-6554890-2983970Comment periods for Greater Sage-grouse and Bi-state Sage-grouse projects from the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be closing over the next several weeks.

Comments on the Bi-State Sage Grouse Draft Environmental Impact Statement that proposes amendments to the Toiyabe National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan and BLM Resource Management Plans on the Battle Mountain and Carson City districts are due January 17. Information on submitting comments can be found at https://cara.ecosystem-management.org/Public//CommentInput?Project=40683. For more information contact James Winfrey with the U.S. Forest Service at 775-355-5308.

Comments on the Nevada-Northeastern California Greater Sage-grouse Draft Land Use Plan Amendments and Environmental Impact Statement are due January 29. Project documents and commenting information can be found at on.doi.gov/14ZD3Rb. For more information contact Chris Rose with the BLM at 775-861-6480 or [email protected].

Comments on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal to protect the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment of greater sage-grouse as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act and to designate approximately 1.86 million acres of critical habitat are due February 10. Comments can be submitted at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=FWS-R8-ES-2013-0042and http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=FWS-R8-ES-2013-0072. For more information contact Jeannie Stafford at 775-861-6300 or [email protected].

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