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Notice of Acceptance of Draft EIS

Franklin, Hamilton and St. Lawrence Counties - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as lead agency, has accepted a Draft EIS on the proposed Completion of the Unit Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for the Bog River Unit. The action involves the completion of a UMP/EIS for the Bog River Unit. The Plan includes management actions for the Horseshoe Lake Wild Forest, Lows Lake Primitive Area, Hitchins Pond Primitive Area, and the Conifer Easement Lands. Proposed actions include: construction of recreational trails which may require crossing wetlands, construction of additional campsites and parking lots, and restriction of floatplane and motor boat use on portions of the unit. The project is located in the Towns of Colton, Piercefield, Long Lake and Altamont.

Contact: Pat Whalen, NYS DEC, 6739 US Highway 11, Potsdam, NY 13676, phone: (315) 265-3090.