Interested public are invited to review and comment on the park Draft General Management Plan. The public comment period is open from April 18 - June 16, 2008. The plan may be obtained and comments should be submitted via the Internet at parkplanning.nps.gov. This Draft General Management Plan / Environmental Impact Statement articulates the management philosophy and establishes the framework for long-term decision making at Guadalupe Mountains National Park. It is intended to guide the actions of the National Park Service (NPS) with regard to the park for a 15 to 20 year period.
This plan and environmental impact statement present and analyze four alternatives for the future management and use of Guadalupe Mountains National Park. One of the alternatives has been identified as the NPS' preferred alternative. In accordance with regulations and policies, the potential environmental impacts of all alternatives have been identified and assessed and have been documented in this plan.
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With its temperate climate, abundant sunshine year-round, and several distinct life zones, Guadalupe Mountains National Park provides excellent habitat for butterflies; more than 90 species have been reported within the park.