Notice of Availability for Public Comment
Environmental Assessment: Feral Swine Damage Management by the Oregon Wildlife Services Program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services has prepared a pre-decision Environmental Assessment (EA) entitled “Feral Swine Damage Management by the Oregon Wildlife Services Program.” The EA evaluates a proposed action and alternatives to assist with management of feral swine (Sus scrofa) conflicts throughout the state. The need for action is based on increasing populations of the invasive species that threaten agriculture, natural resources, human health and safety, and property.
Wildlife Services is requesting public comments on the pre-decision EA. The EA and public comment form may be accessed by visiting:
Comments should be submitted on regulations.gov via the electronic comment form by October 23, 2015 to receive full consideration prior to the decision. Please do not email or fax comments.
The EA may also be obtained by contacting:
State Director, USDA APHIS Wildlife Services
6135 NE 80th Ave., Suite A-8
Portland, OR 97218 phone (503) 326-2346.
Individuals who are unable to submit electronic comments may provide written comments to the above address. Written comments must be received by October 23, 2015.