The following is a is a summary list of steps that correspond to the planning process.

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Identify issues, purpose and need, and potential management options
Step 2. Public open house listening sessions to share information and gather feedback
Step 3. Analysis of public comment
Step 4. Develop draft alternatives
Step 5. Identify environmental impacts and select preferred alternative
Step 6. Public review of draft plan/environmental document
Step 7. Analysis of public comment
Step 8. Prepare final plan/decision document