The National Park Service initiated the Wild Caves and Karst Management Plan process in 2015 with public and Tribal scoping. Based on input, a draft document was written.
Comments will be accepted on it through June 14, 2019. Submitted comments will be considered in a final plan, expected for release this summer.
* 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