Dear Friends of the National Park Service and the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail,
I am writing to update you on the status of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Extension Study, also known as the Eastern Legacy study. The draft study will be available for review and comment for 45 days, August 15 until September 30.
As directed by Congress, the purpose of the study is to evaluate eastern sites and segments associated with the Lewis and Clark expedition to determine whether those sites and segments should be added to the existing trail. The National Park Service researched, mapped, and evaluated 25 trail segments and additional sites using the criteria outlined in the National Trails System Act. While preparing the draft study, the National Park Service planning team considered public comment and consulted experts on the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Tokey Boswell, Chief, Planning Program, Midwest Regional Office, National Park Service, 601 Riverfront Drive, Omaha, Nebraska 68102, 402-661-1534, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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