ENB - REGION 5 NOTICES

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Notice of Completion of Draft UMP/EIS, and Notice of Public Meeting

County: Essex and Clinton

Lead Agency: NYS DEC

Project Title: Preparation of a Unit Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement for the Wilmington Wild Forest Area

Contact Person: Stewart Brown
NYS DEC
PO Box 220
Warrensburg, NY 12885
Phone: (518) 623-1246

Project Location: The unit is located in Essex County in the Towns of Wilmington, Keene and Jay; and in Clinton County in the Town of Black Brook

Project Description: The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has completed a Draft Unit Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement for the Wilmington Wild Forest Area. Proposed management actions may include construction of recreational trails, including snowmobile, mountain bike and hiking trails, campsites and parking lots, possible pond reclamation and fish stocking and blowdown removal.

A public hearing on the Draft Unit Management Plan, UMP/DEIS will be held on May 12, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. at the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center off State Highway 86, between Wilmington and Lake Placid.

Comments are requested and will be accepted by the contact person until May 31, 2005.