NPS will use the following process to develop the Environmental Assessment and inform the development of the final Georgetown Canal Plan.

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

  Thank you for your interest in this project. Your input is invaluable to the planning process.