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NEPA Project Summary 
NEPA #:  DOI-BLM-AK-F020-2012-0013-EA Status:  Completed
Project Name:  Prescott College Special Recreation Permit Decision Date:  05/22/2012
EIS OEPC #:  FONSI Date:  05/22/2012
Applicant:  Prescott College    
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Project Description:
Prescott College has applied to conduct a guided six-day trip involving a float down Beaver Creek Wild and Scenic River to Borealis Cabin, followed by a hike via the Summit Trail to the Elliott Highway. The group will include eight students and two staff. They will use pack-rafts to float to the Borealis Cabin, which they will rent for one night. They will then hike out to the Wickersham Dome Trailhead and be picked up by vehicle. During the trip the staff will teach outdoor skills, natural and cultural history, and leadership. The group proposes to teach and practice “Leave No Trace” camping principles. Cooking will be done in small groups with gas stoves, and all trash will be carried out.
Project Location:
The proposed action will take place within the White Mountains National Recreation Area including the upper section of the Beaver Creek Wild and Scenic River.
 
Project Lead:  Collin Cogley    
Phone Number:  (907) 474-2200    
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Office(s):  Eastern Interior FO Lead Office:  Eastern Interior FO
Counties:  Fairbanks North Star    
 
Program(s):  Recreation and Visitor Services Special Interest(s):  Outdoor Recreation
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