Notice should go out soon, I just got this in an email so mark your calendars!!
The Rubicon Trail Easement and Resource Improvement Project
Where: Eldorado National Forest Supervisors’ Office at 100 Forni Road, Placerville CA 95667 in the Large Conference Room
When: September 28, 2011 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Eldorado National Forest will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to issue an easement to El Dorado County for a right-of-way for the Rubicon Trail, where it crosses National Forest System lands within the Eldorado National Forest, which will allow the County to conduct ongoing maintenance within the right-of-way and ensure County responsibility for actions within the easement. The EIS will allow the Forest Service to issue other authorizations to El Dorado County as necessary for the following actions; the construction of a new bridge at Ellis Creek, replacement of the FOTR bridge, construction and installation of vault toilets, construction of erosion control features as described in the Rubicon Trail Saturated Soil Water Quality Protection Plan (El Dorado County Department of Transportation, December 14, 2010) from Little Sluice to the County line, rehabilitate and close specified unauthorized routes, and install a vault toilet.* The proposal will also analyze the construction of a new bridge at Buck Island Reservoir Outlet, the designation of parking areas and the addition of unauthorized routes in proximity to the Rubicon Trail to the National Forest Transportation System (NFTS) to provide permanent access to important dispersed recreation areas.
The Open House is an opportunity to ask questions pertaining to the proposed project as well as provide feedback to the Eldorado National Forest concerning the project.