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Gulf Islands National Seashore's general management plan process is expected to take several years to complete. A summary of the process and anticipated time frame is presented below. You will have opportunities to share ideas and comments throughout the process.

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Initiate Project - Summer 2003 thru Winter 2004
Step 2. Define Planning Context and Foundation - Spring 2004 thru Fall 2004
Step 3. GMP effort placed on hold - Fall 2005 thru Winter 2006 (hurricane recovery)
Step 4. Publish Alternatives Newsletter - Spring 2007
Step 5. Publish Draft Document - Fall 2011 *
Step 6. Publish Final Document - Fall 2012
Step 7. Implement the Approved Plan - Fall 2012 and beyond