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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 (2020 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 43 eligible 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 Land Mangement 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:.

  • The Forest Supervisor signed the Chugach National Forest 2020 Land Management Plan Record of Decision, April 15, 2020.
  • A notice of availability for a signed ROD was published in the Federal Register, April 16, 2020.


    A legal notice was published in the newspaper of record, the Anchorage Daily News: for the signed ROD, April 17, 2020.


  • 2020 Plan approval:

    • Approval of the 2020 Plan occurs 30 days after publishing a notice of availability in the Federal Register and a legal notice in the Anchorage Daily News, which ever date is later starts the 30 day count.


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Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision)

 Walper, Melissa Sled Sicamous snowmobile club10/29/2018327[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Bolling, Lee Singletrack Advocates10/29/2018798[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Konsella, Brittany Share the Slate10/25/20187080[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Griswold, Carol Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers10/30/201826906[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Naylor, John self10/24/2018701[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Graves, Royal self10/24/20181274[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Anderson, Paul Select or enter10/31/2018202[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Kale, Chris SC Blues10/26/201855[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Cobb, Sandra S10/27/2018616[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Wolfe, Brett Rocky Mountain Sled Conditions10/29/2018217[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Summers, Robert retired10/25/2018457[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Atkinson, Jesse Rebel roost lodge10/25/20181090[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Higson, Howard Quarryhill Botanical Garden10/24/20181385[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Scalisi, Dustin Private10/26/2018246[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)
 Denmark, Pete Prince William Sound Stewardship Foundation10/30/20186813[id:2340]Notice of Availability (Forest Plan Revision) (Total Letters: 4075)

Scoping (Plan scoping period.)

 Stetler, David Sincerely,02/11/201627[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Seavey, Dan Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers02/15/201659502[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Blumenthal, Robert Robert Blumenthal02/11/20161324[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Portman, Carl Resource Development Council02/18/201613961[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 glazebrook, catriona Resilient Forests02/17/20161286[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Goldstein, David Prince William Sound Eco-Charters, LLC02/17/2016766[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)
 Goldstein, Dave Prince William Sound Eco-Charters, LLC01/21/20161152[id:1444]Scoping (Plan scoping period.) (Total Letters: 1418)

Objection (Objection)

 Seavey, Dan Seward Iditarod Trail Blazers10/25/20192362[id:3097]Objection (Objection) (Total Letters: 88)
 Portman, Carl Resource Dvelopment Council10/29/2019586719[id:3097]Objection (Objection) (Total Letters: 88)
 Holleman, Marybeth Prince William Sound Stewardship Foundation10/29/2019961277[id:3097]Objection (Objection) (Total Letters: 88)
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