The National Park Service Planning, Environment, and Public Comment website contains a variety of planning and environmental documents that help guide management of park resources. The website contains all currently active projects for Crater Lake National Park and the whole National Park Service. For a link to the Crater Lake National Park page, click here. Below, you can find recent park projects.
Release of an Environmental Assessment for Rehabilitation Of and Rockfall Migitation Along the East and West Rim Drives
The National Park Service has released an environmental assessment that analyzes three alternatives, in addition to a no action alternative, for rehabilitation of and rockfall mitigation along the park's Rim Drive. Comments are being accepted through January 28, 2013.
Read the Scoping Notice.
Finding of No Significant Impact for the USGS Communication Tower
In accordance with the National Environmental Preservation Act (NEPA) and the National Park Service Director's Order 12, the compliance has been completed for the USGS Communication Tower in Crater Lake National Park.
Read the Environmental Assessment.
Read the Finding of No Significant Impact.
Did You Know?
The Clarks Nutcracker is frequently seen around the rim of Crater Lake. It feeds almost exclusively on the seeds of the Whitebark Pine. It gathers the seeds and hides some of them to eat later, helping the tree to disperse its seeds. Forgotten seeds may grow into new Whitebark Pines.