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County: Cattaraugus and Erie

Lead Agency: NYSDEC

Project Title: Adoption of the Zoar Valley Multiple Use Area Unit Management Plan

Contact Person: Wayne W. Cooper
182 East Union Street
Suite 3
Allegany, NY 14706
Phone Number: (716) 372-0645

Project Location: Town of Collins in Erie County and the Towns of Persia and Otto in Cattaraugus County

Project Description: The Zoar Valley Multiple Use Area Unit Management Plan sets forth the proposed goals, objectives, management actions and associated costs for 2,923 acres of the Multiple Use Area. The plan details all proposed activities for a 10 year period, dating from the time of approval and adoption. The Zoar Valley Multiple Use Area Unit Management Plan was approved and signed by the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation on December 28, 2006. General management activities planned for the unit include: boundary line maintenance, forest inventory, enhanced wildlife habitat practices by maintaining bluebird and wood duck nest boxes, construction of a parking area, expansion of an existing parking area and the maintenance of existing parking areas, acquisition of additional properties from willing sellers, conduct routine maintenance of existing roads, access sites, trails and gates, construct access for persons with disabilities, develop a public use brochure and law enforcement. Most of the forest land objectives will be attained through commercial forest product harvesting.

Niagara County - The Newfane Town Board, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Town of Newfame Adult Use Ordinance will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a Local Law to regulate Adult Uses in the Town. Adoption of the Adult Use Ordinance will not adversely affect the natural resources of the State and and/or the health, safety and welfare of the public. The project is located in the Town of Newfane, Niagara County, New York.

Contact: James J. Sansone, Town of Newfane, 129 Hawley St., Lockport, NY 14094, phone: (716) 433-5933.