Great Lakes Invasive Plant Management Plan / Environmental Assessment Public Comment Period Extension

The  National  Park  Service (NPS) has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA)  for a Great Lakes Invasive Plant Management Plan (IPMP) for ten parks
located  in  the  Great  Lakes  region: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Grand  Portage  National  Monument,  Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Indiana
Dunes  National  Lakeshore, Isle Royale National Park, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Sleeping Bear
Dunes  National  Lakeshore,  St. Croix National Scenic River, and Voyageurs National Park.

The  public comment period for the Great Lakes IPMP/EA has been extended to May     15,     2012.      Please     visit     the    NPS    website    at  to  retrieve the EA, or view a hardcopy at any of the ten Great Lakes parks headquarters.

Comments  should  be  submitted electronically using the “Open for Comment” link  at   Alternatively, comments may
also  be  mailed  to:  Great  Lakes  IPMP,  c/o Kleinfelder, 300 E. Mineral Avenue,  Suite  7, Littleton, CO 80122-2655.  Comments must be received by,
time-stamped,  and/or post-marked by May 15, 2012, 5:00 pm eastern standard time (EST).

For    more    information,   please   visit   the   project   website   at   or  contact  Carmen  Chapin  at  (715)
682-0631 ext. 230.