C&O Canal NHP and Harpers Ferry NHP Deer Management Plan and EA
The National Park Service (NPS) is requesting your input in developing a White-tailed Deer Management Plan and Environmental Assessment (plan/EA) for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. This plan is being developed for both park units together, because both parks face similar issues relating to the high densities of deer within their boundaries and the effect the deer are having on the forest and cultural landscapes of the parks. The plan will also consider responses to chronic wasting disease. Your participation is vital to our planning process.