As part of the effort to improve the Oak Creek watershed, the Coconino National Forest is releasing the preliminary environmental assessment for the Oak Creek Watershed Restoration Project and seeking public comment on the analysis. The public is invited to provide input during the 30-day comment period beginning Aug. 3rd through Sept. 4th. The assessment includes nine separate activities to improve the watershed conditions, wildlife habitat, and water quality, including removing unauthorized roadside parking in locations along state Route 89A in Upper Oak Creek. A public meeting will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on August 20th at the Red Rock Ranger District Office in Sedona. Comments can be submitted in person at the Red Rock Ranger District office or by email, mail or faxing them in.
E-mail: Send to [email protected] and include “Oak Creek Watershed Restoration Project” in the subject line.
U.S. Mail: Send to Coconino National Forest, Attn: Oak Creek Watershed Restoration Project, P.O. Box 20429, Sedona, AZ 86341.
Fax: to (928) 203-7539.
Forest Service’s project website: https://tinyurl.com/OakCreekWRAP.