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									                           United States Department of the Interior
                                        NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
                                               Zion National Park
                                             Springdale, Utah 84767


                                                                                         May 2007

Dear Interested Party:

The Zion National Park (ZION) Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Assessment (EA) is
available for public review and comment. The plan/EA describes how the National Park Service (NPS) will
manage a variety of opportunities to experience the backcountry of ZION while protecting natural and
cultural resources for future generations.

If you would like to learn more about the proposed plan, please join us as one of the following Open House
     Tuesday, June 5, 2007 – 5:00-7:00 p.m. – Canyon Community Center – 129 Lion Blvd., Springdale,
     Wednesday, June 6, 2007 – 6:00-8:00 p.m. – University Park Marriott – 480 Wakara Way, Salt Lake
        City, UT

This plan/EA will be available for public review and comment until June 29, 2007. The document is
available for review online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/; and at public libraries in Springdale, Hurricane,
Kanab, Panguitch, St. George, Cedar City, and various libraries in northern Utah. To request a paper copy of
the document, please call the park at 435-772-7823.

If you wish to comment on the EA, you may enter your comments online at the NPS website Planning,
Environment, and Public Comment (http://parkplanning.nps.gov/) or you may mail comments to: Zion
National Park, Attn: Backcountry Management Plan/EA, Springdale, UT 84767.

Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment – including your personal identifying
information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to
withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able
to do so.


Jock F. Whitworth

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