In 2015, the US Forest Service at Land Between the Lakes proposed treating imported fire ants across the recreation area. An Environmental Assessment on the treatment of fire ants is now complete and ready for public comment. Comments must be received by July 31, 2017.
The public is asked to read the Imported Fire Ant Environmental Assessment at http://data.ecosystem-management.org/nepaweb/nepa_project_exp.php?project=45540. A summary of the project is available at landbetweenthelakes.us/treatment-of-imported-fire-ants-environmental-assessment.
Mail comments to Tina R. Tilley, Area Supervisor, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, 100 Van Morgan Drive, Golden Pond, KY, 42211. Email comments to email@example.com. Hand-deliver written comments to the Land Between the Lakes administrative office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please state “Treatment of Imported Fire Ants” in the subject line when providing electronic comments or on the envelope when replying by mail.