The National Park Service is preparing a revised Cave Management Plan for Lava Beds National Monument. The following information provides an overview of the steps being taken.

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Internal Scoping
Step 2. Conduct External Scoping *
Step 3. Compile Comments and 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