2020-09 General Management Plan Amendment Final Environmental Impact Statement
This EIS presents six alternatives that address the preservation of natural and cultural resources, the management of infrastructure and visitor use, as well as the future management of lands currently leased for beef and dairy ranching and tule elk in the planning area. The EIS analyzes the beneficial and adverse impacts on the human environment (i.e., physical, natural, cultural, and socioeconomic resources) that would result from implementing any of the alternatives considered. NPS has identified alternative B as the preferred alternative in this EIS.
Upon conclusion of the EIS and decision-making process, one of the alternatives, or a combination of alternative elements will be selected for implementation and will update guidance for preserving natural and cultural resources, managing infrastructure and visitor use, and, as appropriate, directing specific strategies for managing lease/permits and tule elk for lands in the planning area.