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[Federal Register: January 16, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 11)]
[Page 2993]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Forest Service

Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area (SRA) Advisory Council

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA Forest Service

ACTION: Notice of Meeting.


SUMMARY: Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area Advisory Council meetings
will convene in Stayton, Oregon on Wednesday, February 11, 2009. These
meetings are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m., and will conclude at
approximately 8:30 p.m. Meetings will be held in the South Room of the
Stayton Community Center located on 400 West Virginia Street in
Stayton, Oregon.
    The Opal Creek Wilderness and Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area Act
of 1996 (Opal Creek Act) (Pub. L. 104-208) directed the Secretary of
Agriculture to establish the Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area Advisory
Council. The Advisory Council is comprised of thirteen members
representing state, county and city governments, and representatives of
various organizations, which include mining industry, environmental
organizations, inholders in Opal Creek Scenic Recreation Area, economic
development, Indian tribes, adjacent landowners and recreation
interests. The council provides advice to the Secretary of Agriculture
on preparation of a comprehensive Opal Creek Management Plan for the
SRA, and consults on a periodic and regular basis on the management of
the area. Tentative agenda items include: Forest Service updates and
future projects.
    A direct public comment period is tentatively scheduled to begin at
8 p.m. Time allotted for individual presentations will be limited to 3
minutes. Written comments are encouraged, particularly if the material
cannot be presented within the time limits of the comment period.
Written comments may be submitted prior to scheduled meetings by
sending them to Designated Federal Official Paul Matter at the address
given below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For more information regarding this
meeting, contact Designated Federal Official Paul Matter; Willamette
National Forest, Detroit Ranger District, HC 73 Box 320, Mill City, OR
97360; (503) 854-3366.

    Dated: January 9, 2009.
Dallas J. Emch,
Forest Supervisor.
 [FR Doc. E9-876 Filed 1-15-09; 8:45 am]


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