Denali Overflights Advisory Council to meet Friday September 10, 2010

Overflights Agenda September 2010

The eighth meeting of the Denali National Park Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council will take place this Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Murie Science and Learning Center, Mile 1.5 of the park road. The meeting is open to the public with time allocated for public testimony.

The Denali National Park Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council, envisioned in the Denali Backcountry Management Plan, is a federally chartered group responsible for advising the Superintendent, through the Secretary of the Interior, on mitigation efforts to reduce impacts from aircraft overflights on natural soundscape in the park, and to promote safety. The twelve members of the council represent a wide diversity of interest and expertise in the area of Denali and aviation. Click here to view their website.

The press release for this meeting can be read on the DCC website News Page, where there is an RSS feed to all NPS Press Releases, or at the following link –
http://www.nps.gov/dena/parknews/overflights-council-sept-10.htm

This will be YOUR opportunity to learn how the national park service is working with stakeholders to address aviation safety and motorized sound mitigation. Download the agenda from the link above and, if you cannot attend the entire meeting, plan to attend for some portion. Public comment periods are provided throughout the meeting, and the public is encouraged to speak, including asking questions. Council members will be available for conversation with the public during breaks in the meeting.

More Information on the Advisory Council can be found at
http://www.nps.gov/dena/getinvolved/aoac.htm

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