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Notice of a New Fee Site; Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (Title VIII, Pub. L. 108-447); Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

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AGENCY:

Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is proposing to begin charging a $5.00 daily user fee or accept the $20 annual user vehicle sticker at the Wanoka Trailhead based upon other Forest Service multiple use trailhead facilities across the Forest. The Wanoka Trailhead on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest will provide a much needed trailhead facility for the public to utilize to enjoy the motorized and non-motorized trails and routes north and south of US Highway 2. This site will also assist in helping to increase the amount of visitation to the local communities of Ashland, Drummond, Barnes, Cable, Delta, and Iron River. The funds collected at the Wanoka Trailhead will be used for the year round operation and maintenance of this site. Start Printed Page 33761People are invited to comment on this proposal.

DATES:

The Wanoka Trailhead was posted for a one year comment period pertaining to the implementation of use fees on March 18, 2009. All comments must be received no later than July 15, 2010 so they can be compiled, analyzed and shared with the Region 9 Recreation Resource Advisory Committee.

ADDRESSES:

Forest Supervisor, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, 500 Hanson Lake Road, Rhinelander, WI 54501.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Teresa Maday, Assistant Ranger for Recreation and Lands, (715) 373-2667.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Federal Recreation Lands Enhancement Act (Title VII, Pub. L. 108-447) directed the Secretary of Agriculture to publish a six month advance notice in the Federal Register whenever new recreation fee areas are established. Once public involvement is complete, these new fees will be reviewed by a Recreation Resource Advisory Committee prior to a final decision and implementation.

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Dated: June 8, 2010.

Anthony Erba,

Chequamegon-Nicolet National, Acting Forest Supervisor.

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[FR Doc. 2010-14372 Filed 6-14-10; 8:45 am]

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