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National Park Service Proposing To Let Nature Take Its Course With Breach At Fire Island National Seashore

Natural processes, specifically the ebb and flow of the Atlantic Ocean, should be allowed to continue at Fire Island National Seashore, where the National Park Service is willing to let a breach in the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dunes Wilderness open and close as the waves dictate.
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Hunting, Fencing Part Of Plan To Address White-tailed Deer At Fire Island National Seashore

With white-tailed deer changing the natural ecosystem at Fire Island National Seashore, the National Park Service approved a White-tailed Deer Management Plan last month that includes direct population reduction as well as the construction of fences to preserve critical areas of the Seashore.
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How To Manage Breach At Fire Island National Seashore Draws Diverging, And Interesting, Comments

To fill the breach, or broaden the breach, those are some of the questions being raised at Fire Island National Seashore in New York, where officials are developing a management plan for a breach Hurricane Sandy drilled in the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness Area back in 2012.
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Public Weighs In On How To Manage Breach At Fire Island National Seashore

Fire Island National Seashore Superintendent Chris Soller announced today the Public Scoping Comment Summary Report for the Wilderness Breach Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (Plan/EIS) is available on the National Park Service (NPS) Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website. The report summarizes public input received during the 2015 scoping period and will help shape the Draft Plan/EIS.
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