Washington Fish and Wildlife Office
Pacific Region

Public Information Workshops and Hearing to be Held In Washington and Oregon for Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly, Streaked Horned Lark and Mazama Pocket Gopher

 

Taylor's checkerspot butterfly (Photo: Ted Thomas, USFWS) Photo: Ted Thonas, USFWS
Streaked horned lark (Photo: David Maloney) Photo: David Maloney
Mazama pocket gopher (Photo: Kim Flotlin, USFWS) Photo: Kim Flotlin, USFWS

 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host two public information workshops on the proposed listing, proposed critical habitat and draft economic analysis for the Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly, streaked horned lark and Mazama pocket gopher. One of the public workshops will be in Olympia, Washington, and will cover information on the three species, including the four subspecies of the Mazama pocket gopher. The second information workshop will be in Salem, Oregon for Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly and streaked horned lark. Dates and locations are listed below. There is also a public hearing in Olympia, Washington.

Comment Period Close: All comments must be received or have been postmarked by midnight, May 3, 2013.

Meeting Format: At the Public Information Workshops, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff will field questions and provide information on a variety of species-specific issues. There will be the opportunity to submit written comments on the proposed listing, proposed critical habitat and draft economic analysis, but oral testimony will not be taken. At the Public Hearing, there will not be an opportunity for questions and answers, but oral testimony will be taken and recorded by a hearing officer. Comments can also be submitted in writing.


PUBLIC INFORMATION WORKSHOPS

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in Lacey, WA

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (PDT)

Location: Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Avenue SE, Lacey, Washington 98503

For information call: 360-753-4370

Directions: http://www.ci.lacey.wa.us/points-of-interest/directions/lacey-community-center-



Wednesday, April 17, 2013 in Salem, Oregon

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location: 585 Liberty Street SE, Salem, Oregon 97301

For information call: 360-753-4375

Directions: http://bit.ly/YmZEAj

 


PUBLIC HEARING

Thursday, April 18, 2013 in Olympia, WA

Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (PDT)

Location: Office Building 2 (OB2) Auditorium, 1125 Jefferson Street SE, Olympia, Washington, 98504 (across Capitol Way from the Legislative Building, on the lower level of the building).

For information call: 360-753-4370

Directions: Directions to OB2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: June 26, 2013
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