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South Florida and Caribbean Parks Exotic Plant Management Plan

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On October 15, 2010, the Regional Director of the Southeast Region of the National Park Service (NPS) signed the Record of Decision for the Final South Florida and Caribbean Parks Exotic Plan Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (EPMP/EIS). The nine parks included in the Final EPMP/EIS will begin to implement treatment and control, monitoring, adaptive management of exotic plants and restoration of native plant communities as described and analyzed in the preferred alternative (Alternative C) presented in the Final EPMP/EIS.

This plan guides the management and control of exotic plants and restoration of native plant communities in nine national parks: Big Cypress National Preserve, Biscayne National Park, Canaveral National Seashore, Dry Tortugas National Park, Everglades National Park, Buck Island Reef National Monument, Christiansted National Historic Site, Salt River Bay National Historic Park and Ecological Preserve, and Virgin Islands National Park.

The abbreviated Final EPMP/EIS includes NPS responses to comments, errata detailing changes to the draft EPMP/EIS, and copies of comments.

The documents referenced above may be accessed by clicking on the "Document List" link to the left.

Thank you for your interest and cooperation in the development of the South Florida and Caribbean Exotic Plant Management Plan.


Contact Information

Sandra Hamilton
National Park Service
Environmental Quality Division, Academy Place
P.O. Box 25287, Denver, CO 80225
(303) 969-2068