The following steps were taken during the planning and development of the Ackerson Meadow Restoration Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI):

* indicates the current step in the planning process
Step 1. Define purpose and need/develop preliminary alternatives
Step 2. Civic engagement
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 *

A finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for the project is now available. After consideration of the environmental assessment and public, tribal, and agency comments, the finding concludes that the project will not significantly affect the quality of the human environment. Preparation of an environmental impact statement is not required. Thank you for your interest throughout the planning process. The park plans to begin project implementation in spring of 2022.