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Womble Trail part of e-bike evaluation

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – (Aug. 1, 2022) Ouachita and Ozark-St. Francis National Forests officials are requesting public input on an environmental assessment evaluating e-bike use on sample Forest trails.
The trails being evaluated are the Womble Trail on the Ouachita National Forest and the Syllamo and Upper Buffalo Trails on the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest. In addition, the environmental assessment will develop a framework to evaluate e-bike use that may occur on select trails in the future.
A description of the project, including maps, background, purpose and need, the proposed action, and how to sign up for the project mailing list is available online at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/project/?project=62170
To be fully considered, comments as they relate to the proposed action and identification of any issues about the anticipated effects from the proposed action are requested through Aug. 31, 2022. Comments should be as specific as possible, be within the scope of the proposed action, have a direct relationship to the proposed action, and must include supporting reasons for the Responsible Official to consider. Please visit the project website for information on how to submit comments.
Additional project information and updates will be posted on the project website or can be obtained by contacting Ouachita National Forest Recreation, Planning, Heritage and Wilderness Staff Officer, Chris Ham, at christopher.ham@usda.gov.
 
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