16-064 Corps issues FONSI for Dworshak Access Management Plan EA

Published Aug. 26, 2016
AHSAHKA, Idaho – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Dworshak Programmatic Land-based Access Management Plan (Plan).

The plan describes actions the Corps could take to manage land-based access on lands surrounding Dworshak Dam and Reservoir to reduce trespass, control unauthorized access, meet current and future public demand for motorized and non-motorized access and recreation, and facilitate natural resource stewardship actions by the Corps.

The Corps solicited public comments on its draft FONSI June 29 through July 29, 2016. The signed FONSI and EA, with the Plan and Appendices is available in electronic form via the Walla Walla District’s environmental compliance webpage https://nww.usace.afpims.mil/Missions/Environmental-Compliance/.

For additional information or questions about access management at Dworshak, please contact natural resources staff at 208-476-1255.

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Release no. 16-082