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Public meeting Wednesday for comment on Hungry Ridge project

April 11, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests office



— The Salmon River Ranger District will hold a public meeting about the Hungry Ridge Restoration project next Wednesday, April 11, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests office, 104 Airport Road, in Grangeville.

Those in attendance will have the opportunity to submit written comments, contribute information, ideas, or concerns and discuss the project with members of the Forest Service Interdisciplinary Team.

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS) for the Hungry Ridge Restoration project, was made available for public review and comment beginning on March 9. The project is located on Hungry Ridge, bounded by Mill and Johns Creek, on National Forest System lands, 17 miles southeast of Grangeville.

The project is proposed to manage forest vegetation to restore natural disturbance patterns; improve long-term resilience at the stand and landscape levels; reduce the potential risk to private property and structures; improve watershed conditions; and maintain/improve habitat structure, function and diversity. 

The Draft EIS is available online for public review at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=43661.

For information: Jennie Fischer, NEPA Team Leader, 208-983-4048, 104 Airport Road, Grangeville, Idaho 83530, or jfischer02@fs.fed.us.



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