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perspectives and needs. This includes increasing public awareness, education, and opportunities for input organized in a cohesive outreach program. • Collaboration. Encourage cooperative land use and resource planning among Seymour Johnson AFB, DCR, and surrounding communities so that future community growth and development are compatible with the Seymour Johnson AFB and DCR missions and operations, while seeking ways to reduce operational impacts on land within the study area. • Actions. Provide a set of mutually supported tools, activities, and procedures from which local jurisdictions, agencies, and Seymour Johnson AFB can select, prepare, and approve / adopt in order to implement recommendations developed during the JLUS process. The actions include both operational measures to mitigate installation impacts on surrounding communities and local government and agency approaches to reduce community impacts on military operations. These tools help decision makers resolve compatibility issues and prioritize projects within their annual budgeting cycles. 1.4 JLUS Study Area The local military installation at the heart of this JLUS is Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina. The Study Area for Seymour Johnson AFB, shown in Figure 2, is comprised of the Seymour Johnson AFB, including the Dare County Range and associated Special Use Airspace (SUAs), Military Training Routes (MTRs), and Military Operations Areas (MOAs). The areas surrounding Seymour Johnson AFB that are influenced or affected by Seymour Johnson AFB military operations comprise the larger component of the overall JLUS study area and include counties of Beaufort, Bertie, Dare, Hyde, Tyrrell, Washington, and Wayne; the cities of Goldsboro and Washington; the US Fish & Wildlife Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge; Seymour Johnson AFB; and the DCR. 1.5 Public Outreach The JLUS process was designed to create a loca builds consensus and garners stakeholder supp and objectives, the Seymour Johnson AFB and D public outreach program providing a variety of for interested parties. Stakeholders An early step in any planning process is stakeho and involving them early is instrumental to iden resolving their most important issues through t integrated strategies and measures. Stakeholde groups, organizations, and governmental entitie or affecting the outcome of the JLUS document the Seymour Johnson AFB and DCR JLUS include • Local jurisdictions (counties, cities, and to • DOD officials (including OEA Representat personnel. • Local, county, regional, and state plannin management agencies. • Landholding and regulatory federal agenc • The public (including residents, businesse • Environmental advocacy organizations. • Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). • Other special interest groups (including lo and school districts). Seymour Johnson AFB and Dare County Range JLUS Report perspectives and needs.  This includes increasing public awareness,  education, and opportunities for input organized in a cohesive  outreach program.    1.4 Collaboration. Encourage cooperative land use and resource planning  among Seymour Johnson AFB, DCR, and surrounding communities so  that future community growth and development are compatible with  the Seymour Johnson AFB and DCR missions and operations, while  seeking ways to reduce operational impacts on land within the study  area.  Actions. Provide a set of mutually supported tools, activities, and  procedures from which local jurisdictions, agencies, and Seymour  Johnson AFB can select, prepare, and approve / adopt in order to  implement recommendations developed during the JLUS process.   The actions include both operational measures to mitigate installation  impacts on surrounding communities and local government and  agency approaches to reduce community impacts on military  operations.  These tools help decision makers resolve compatibility  issues and prioritize projects within their annual budgeting cycles.  1.5 The JLUS process was designed to create a locally relevant document that  builds consensus and garners stakeholder support.  To achieve the JLUS goal  and objectives, the Seymour Johnson AFB and DCR JLUS process included a  public outreach program providing a variety of participation opportunities  for interested parties.  Stakeholders An early step in any planning process is stakeholder identification.  Informing  and involving them early is instrumental to identifying, understanding, and  resolving their most important issues through the development of  integrated strategies and measures. Stakeholders include individuals,  groups, organizations, and governmental entities interested in, affected by,  or affecting the outcome of the JLUS document.  Stakeholders identified for  the Seymour Johnson AFB and DCR JLUS include:  JLUS Study Area The local military installation at the heart of this JLUS is Seymour Johnson  AFB, North Carolina. The Study Area for Seymour Johnson AFB, shown in  Figure 2, is comprised of p^[[\۰Q0[Y[p\p[p[p[0\X]Y0XX[0\pZ\Xp P\K0Z[]\pZ[[]\ UK0[0Z[]\p\][ۜ\X\ S\Kp\X\\[[^[[\۰Q]0\p[Y[Y0ܰYXY0p^[[\۰QZ[]\p\][ۜ\\pp\\\ۙ[0ٰpݙ\[0TYp\Xp[0[Yp[Y\ٰX]Yܝ 0\YK0\K0YK0\[ 0\[ۋ0[0^[Np]Y\ٰ؛ܛ[0\[ێpT\0 [Yp[Y]ܰ]\][ۘ[0[YpYYN^[[\۰Q[0pԋXX]XXk[0\\X[ۜ [Y\0]Y\0[0ۜKk0ٙXX[ [Y[Pp\\[]]\p[0Z[]\p[[][۰\ۛ[ k[ 0[K0Y[ۘ[ 0[0]p[[0Y[]ܞK0[0[0X[Y[Y[0Y[Y\˰k[[[0Y[]ܞpY\[0Y[Y\˰0kpXX [Y[\Y[0\[\\0[0[ۙ\Kk[\ۛY[[0YXpܙ[^][ۜ˰0kۙݙ\Y[[0ܙ[^][ۜ Kk\XX[0[\\0ܛ\ [Y[[0YX][ۘ[0[]][ۜ[00\XK^[[\ۈQ[\H[H[HT\ܝYH