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Chugach Forest Plan Revision #40816

The Chugach National Forest is revising and updating its 2002 Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan).

This public reading room lists comments and objections for the Chugach National Forest Land Management Plan Revision (2019 Plan). 

Completed comment and objection events:

  • Public scoping for the 2019 Plan’s purpose and need:  April 16, 2015 to June 15, 2015: 

    • The Forest received 108 comments.
  • Public scoping for the Proposed Revised Plan:  December 18, 2015 to February 19, 2016:

    • The Forest received 1,418 comments.
  • Notice of Availability for the draft 2019 Plan and the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS):  August 3, 2018 to November 1, 2018:    

    • The Forest received 4,075 comments. 
  • Objections to the 2019 Plan, Final EIS and draft Record of Decision (ROD):  August 30, 2019 to October 29, 2019:    

    • The Forest received 87 objections. 
  • Objections resolution meetings:  January 14-15, 2020: 

    • Objectors with standing and approved interested persons met with the Regional Forester to resolve concerns with the 2019 Plan. 
    • The objections resolution meetings were also open for public observation. 
  • The Regional Forester’s letter, which includes instructions for resolving objections:

Next steps in the planning process:

  • Make changes to the 2019 Plan and ROD as directed by the Regional Forester.
  • The Forest Supervisor signs the ROD.
  • Publish a notice of availability for a signed ROD:

    •  in the Federal Register
  • Publish a legal notice for the signed ROD:

    • in the newspaper of record, the Anchorage Daily News.
  • 2019 Plan approval:

    • Approval of the 2019 Plan occurs 30 days after publishing a notice of availability in the Federal Register and a legal notice in the Anchorage Daily News.

Thank you for participating in the planning process. 


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Scoping (Plan scoping period.)

 Sakashita, Miyo Center For Biological Diversity02/17/2016737[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Phillips, David Chugach Alaska Corporation02/18/2016323319[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Lynch, Marl City of Whittier02/18/201637036[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Mohr, Ben Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI)02/19/2016248471[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Koplin, Clay Cordova Electric Cooperative, Inc.02/19/20161018[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Kittredge, Dan Dan Kittredge02/16/20161280[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Fisher, Ryan Exit Glacier Guides02/18/20162733[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Hoover, Carol Eyak Preservation Council02/19/201621198[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)

Objection (Objection)

 Totemoff, Charles Chenega Corporation10/29/2019252552[id:3097]Objection (Objection) (Total Letters: 88)

Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision)

 Stiassny, Ari Chugach Adventures10/31/20185527[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Vaughn, Greg Church in the Wildwood10/26/20181303[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Smith, Mary Church Women United in New York State10/25/20181286[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Hunt, Jim City of Whittier10/26/201831468[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Mielke, Mike Company Name10/29/2018759[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Garvey, Lydia Concerned Citizen10/28/20181391[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Frankel, Leroy consumer10/26/20181350[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Lavin, Pat Defenders Of Wildlife11/01/2018624774[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Johnson, Philip Department of the Interior10/31/2018362867[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Freeman, Kyri Desert Cities Bird Club10/25/20181270[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Durtschi, Max Durtschi Brothers LLC10/24/2018293[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Schilling, Samuel Eastern Peninsula Motorized Community10/29/2018131079[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Ryan, Brendan Exit Glacier Guides10/31/20183020[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Nunes, Terry Fairbanks snow travelers10/26/2018439[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Wiinikainen, David fi2-3516@20milebirdhouse.com10/25/20181277[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Rideout, Scott Fish Creek Sales10/25/20181182[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
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