Draft Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study and Environmental Assessment

The Draft Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study and Environmental Assessment evaluates the significance and suitability of sites associated with Cesar Chavez and the farm labor movement, and the feasibility and appropriateness of a National Park Service (NPS) role in the management of any of these sites.

Through the study process, the NPS identifies alternative strategies to manage, protect, or restore the resources, and to provide or enhance public use and enjoyment. These alternatives explore partnerships and efforts to protect important resources in ways that do not necessarily require the commitment of funds and staff by the NPS. This study will provide information to aid the Congress, the U.S. Department of Interior, and the National Park Service in determining whether designation of a unit of the national park system is desirable and appropriate. The legislation authorizing this study specifically directs the NPS to determine appropriate methods for preserving and interpreting the sites and whether any of the sites meet the criteria for listing on the National Register of Historic Places or designation as a National Historic Landmark.
Comment Period: Closed        Oct 12, 2011 - Nov 14, 2011
Topic Questions:
1. Of the alternatives presented in the Draft Cesar Chavez Special Resource Study, which do you prefer? Please explain why.
2. Are there specific proposals or aspects of the alternatives that you believe are important to be included in the preferred alternative for the study? Do you have any suggestions for improving the proposed alternatives? If so, what are they?
3. Do you have any other comments related to the draft study report, in terms of content, findings or the environmental assessment?
Document Content:
Executive Summary   (292.9 KB, PDF file)
Chapter 1: Introduction   (106.7 KB, PDF file)
Chapter 3: Resource Description   (3.1 MB, PDF file)
Chapter 4: Suitability   (156.2 KB, PDF file)
Chapter 6: Alternatives   (318.7 KB, PDF file)
Chapter 7: Environmental Consequences   (383.5 KB, PDF file)
Full Draft Study Report   (7.3 MB, PDF file)
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