Reminder: Meeting on Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan Tonight

Reminder, Grizzly Bear meeting tonight at Sultan High School, 6 pm. This is more than just about bears. What’s the management plan? Same as the wolf introduction and management? Will our favorite riding areas be closed, as to not disturb the restoration of the bears? Will road access be closed? These are just a few of the concerns being discussed at this meeting. The Darrington Meeting had close to 300 people. Sultan needs to have this strong of a turn out. Can’t make the meeting? Let your state Representative know how you feel. Need to respond quickly as there is a response deadline.

The public open houses will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the following locations:

Cle Elum – February 13 at the Putnam Centennial Center
Cashmere – February 14 at the Riverside Center
Winthrop – February 15 at the Red Barn
Omak – February 16 at the Annex Facility at Okanogan County Fairgrounds
Bellingham – February 21 at the Oxford Suites (please note location change from previous outreach)
Darrington – February 22 at the Darrington Community Center
Sultan – February 23 at the Sultan High School
Renton – February 24 at the Renton Community Center

In addition to the open houses, the public also is invited to view the draft EIS and submit written comments through March 14, 2017, online at parkplanning.nps.gov/grizzlydeis or via regular mail or hand delivery at:

Superintendent’s Office
North Cascades National Park Service Complex
810 State Route 20
Sedro Woolley, WA 98284