ANF Jakes Rocks Meeting

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4 years 7 months ago #44664 by twright
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Go to this link, comment on Jakes Rocks project,

www.fs.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsinternet/!u...wODQ!/?project=40494

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4 years 11 months ago #44485 by Jon Sundquist
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WNYMBA coverage:

wnymba.org/index.php?option=com_content&...blog&id=41&Itemid=41

Thom: don't forget to post stuff up there! I'll go ahead and put this up there now...

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4 years 11 months ago #44484 by twright
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4 years 11 months ago #44483 by twright
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Update - info from Frank MaGuire...IMBA midatlanticregional director and beer drinker.

1. things are still rolling along. two different grants were secured/reassigned bringing the project funds into the $250,000 range. which would be close to enough for the first phase, some of the campground connectors, some of the blue and one or two of the black routes.

2. Timeline -we know nothing is ever definite, but... the EA completion could/should happen this next calendar year, If the EA is completed by Summer,, that would for clearing of corridor in the Fall if all goes well, a selection of the contractor in the Fall. and then beginning construction in Spring 2015...

Scoping will likely occur this Spring..-ANF announce proposed action and contact stakeholders for input..... we will be asking for positive letter campaign from friends near and far for support.

Probably a public meeting happening in Warren, in March,

NAMBA-ANF will likely formalize a maintenance agreement for the future trail system, along with possible work on existing trails to establish a good, trusting working relationship.

It may seem like we have been talking about this for years.. well we have... but the news of having a significant amount of funding waiting to go to the contractor,, is a huge bit of news that ought to make everyone consider that project is moving in the right direction. some of you may consider locking yourself in a dark room, putting a towel over the crack below the door and letting out a short, timid squeal of anticipatory joy

there may be more news (hopefully positive) in January... will post up info then...

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5 years 4 months ago - 5 years 4 months ago #44267 by twright
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NEPA study still being completed,, Dan from IMBA Trail Solutions was up to address some concerns with a section of trail. Had a good time pretending to be mountain goats as we walked back and forth for 8 miles checking possible lines.

Sorry,, I do not have a confirmed timeline when building can start.. but there was a meeting yesterday morning in Warren, with Frank from IMBA, Andy from NAMBA and PKP and ANF ...
I will remain hopeful that something might start happening in 2014..... pictures are not all that pretty, but take my word for it, there are some great rock formations and scenic parts of the trail,,, I will be impressed to watch a mini-excavator build across some of these hillsides.
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5 years 10 months ago - 5 years 9 months ago #43639 by fat guy
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this phase would include a trail down to one of the camp grounds,, ,, but can't recall which one

Dewdrop

I smell deep well Marky gas money. Cash flow has its benefits. Utica coming soon.

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