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Public Encouraged to Attend Plan Revision Open Houses

US Forest ServiceThe next round of open houses, held as part of the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests management plan revision process, will occur this week. The open houses will be held from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

The dates and locations of this week’s open houses follow:

Murphy Open House (Dec. 3):

Tri-County Community College, Enlowe Multi-Purpose Room
21 Campus Circle; Intersection of US-141 and US-64
Murphy, N.C. 28906

Mars Hill Open House (Dec. 3):

Appalachian Ranger District Office
632 Manor Road
Mars Hill, N.C. 28754

Robbinsville Open House (Dec. 5):

Graham County Community Center
196 Knight Street
Robbinsville, N.C. 28771

Dates and locations for the remaining open houses in December are available atwww.fs.usda.gov/goto/nfsnc/nprevision.

At the open houses, attendees will have the opportunity to submit written ideas for how the 1987 management plan needs to be changed. Forest Service specialists will be on-hand to assist, answer questions and listen to concerns. Sample “Need-for-Change” statements were shared with the public in September. Sample statements are available at:http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/nfsnc/nprevision.

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