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The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to develop and implement a Fire Management Plan at Mesa Verde National Park (MVNP) and Yucca House National Monument (YHNM). The NPS is seeking public comment on preliminary proposed action ideas and the environment at MVNP and YHNM that could be affected by this proposal.

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Develop range of preliminary concepts
Step 2. 30-day public comment period *
Step 3. Refine range of preliminary concepts and develop alternatives
Step 4. Gather necessary information to evaluate the impacts of alternatives
Step 5. Assess compliance needs under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and other environmental regulations
Step 6. Identify environmental impacts and select preferred alternative
Step 7. Prepare initial plan/environmental document
Step 8. Public review of initial plan/environmental document
Step 9. Analysis of public comment
Step 10. Prepare final plan/decision document
Step 11. Release final plan/decision document to the public