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Valles Caldera National Preserve conducted civic engagement on this project from December 2021 to January 2022. Based on public feedback and the initial analysis of potential impacts to resources at Valles Caldera the park is preparing an Environmental Assessment to analyze these potential impacts.

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Define purpose and need/develop preliminary alternatives
Step 2. Conduct external scoping
Step 3. Refine alternatives
Step 4. Identify environmental impacts and select preferred alternative
Step 5. Prepare draft plan/environmental document *
Step 6. Public review of draft plan/environmental document
Step 7. Analysis of public comment
Step 8. Prepare final plan/decision document
Step 9. Release final plan/decision document to the public