Planning process for the General Management Plan:
*Denotes where we are in the process.
Step 1 - (Spring & Summer 2008): Set the stage for planning - Identify issues and opportunities.
Step 2 - (Fall 2008 to Summer 2009): Develop alternatives - Identify a range of reasonable alternatives for the park's future, assess their impacts, benefits, and costs, analyze public reactions, and select a preferred alternative.
*Step 3 - (Fall 2009 to Summer 2010): Prepare and publish a Draft General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement.
Step 4 - (Fall and Winter 2010/2011): Revise and publish the Final General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement.
Step 5 - (Winter 2011 and beyond): Implement the approved plan - Issue a final Record of Decision and implement the plan as funding allows.