The National Park Service plans for one purpose - to ensure that the decisions it makes are as effective and efficient as possible in carrying out the NPS mission.
The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is landmark environmental legislation that requires all federal agencies to:
Read together, the provisions of NEPA and the National Park Service Organic Act jointly commit the Service to make informed decisions that perpetuate the conservation and protection of park resources unimpaired for the benefit and enjoyment of future generations.
Major Park Plans:
Documents Open for Public Review
Other Plans and Projects
A list of park projects without documents open for review can be found at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/kefj.
Did You Know?
The Hoary Marmot is the largest member of the ground squirrels. These guys hibernate half or more of their life away. They have very thick fur and a substantial fat layer that protects them from the cold. You are not as likely to see them on hot days as they hide in the shade to keep cool.