GLADSTONE, MI (September 23, 2016) – The Munising Ranger District of the Hiawatha National Forest is seeking public input on a proposal to remove hazardous fuels, improve the timber stand, and restore wildlife habitat on 57 acres around McKeever Cabin. McKeever cabin overlooks McKeever Lake on National Forest System land approximately 14 miles south of Munising, Michigan.

The Forest Service would thin trees and brush with hand tools and prescribed burning. The project is being analyzed under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Additional information regarding this project, including maps, are available on the Hiawatha National Forest website at http://fs.usda.gov/goto/hiawatha/projects.

Please submit specific comments or concerns about this project to one of the following by October 7, 2016.

  • To: Matt Dickinson, West Zone NEPA Planner
  • Mail or In Person: Munising Ranger District 400 E Munising Avenue Munising, Michigan 49862

Office hours, for those who wish to hand deliver their comments or provide them orally, are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday (except Federal holidays). Oral comments must be provided at the office or by telephone during those hours. Acceptable formats for electronic comments are text or html email, Adobe portable document format, and formats viewable in Microsoft Office applications. It is the responsibility of the sender to ensure timely receipt of any comments submitted. Comments that are received on this proposal are part of the public record and therefore, are available for public inspection upon request. The USDA Forest Service is an Equal Opportunity Organization.