Meeks Creek Meadow Restoration Public Comment Period Open

meeks meadowThe U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit  has opened the public comment period for the proposed Meeks Creek Meadow restoration project.

From the press release:

The project area is located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe near Meeks Bay.  The proposed project would restore approximately 300 acres of meadow habitat, reestablish a natural fire regime, and provide for diverse wildlife habitat.

Proposed project work would include removal of encroaching trees and prescribed fire operations.  Implementation would depend on funding availability.

The comment period is open through Tuesday, April 30, 2013.  Comments may be submitted electronically to comments-pacificsouthwest-ltbmu@fs.fed.us.

For more information, contact Sarah Muskopf at (530) 543-2835 or email smuskopf@fs.fed.us, or visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/ltbmu/MeeksMeadow

You can read the full press release HERE.