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ENB - Region 6 Notices 4/27/2016

Notice of Public Comment Period

Draft Brookfield Unit Management Plan

The public is invited to comment on the Draft Unit Management Plan (UMP), which will guide management of the Brookfield Unit for the next 10 years. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) will consider all public comments as it finalizes the management plan for the Unit. Located in Southeast Madison County, the Brookfield Unit includes Charles E. Baker, Beaver Creek and Brookfield Railroad State Forests and covers approximately 14,000 acres of land in the Towns of Bridgewater in Oneida County, New York; the Towns of Columbus and Sherburne in Chenango County, New York and the Towns of Brookfield and Hamilton in Madison County, New York.

A copy of the plan is posted on the NYS DEC's website at: The plan is also available for public review at the following locations:

NYS DEC - Region 7 Sherburne Sub Office
2715 Route 80, Sherburne, NY
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sherburne Public Library
2 East State Street,
Sherburne, NY
Call for hours of operation, (607) 674-4242

Copies are available in digital format on compact discs from the Sherburne office and may be requested by calling (607) 674-4036 extension 610. Information on the individual forests included in the plan can be found at:

Comments will be accepted until June 7, 2016 by mail at: NYS DEC - Region 7 Sherburne Sub Office, Division of Lands and Forests, Attn: Robert E. Off, 2715 State Highway 80, Sherburne, New York, 13460, or alternatively by e-mail to:

Contact: Robert E. Off, NYS DEC - Region 7 Sherburne Sub Office, Division of Lands and Forests, 2715 Route 80, Sherburne, NY 13460, Phone: (607) 674-4036 extension 610.

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