• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

    Mississippi

    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

The Comprehensive Management Plan

The Comprehensive Management Plan has been divided into 10 seperate PDF files and as a full document.

Summary

Introduction

Comprehensive Management Plan

Project History
Issues Addressed in the Plan
Purposes and Visions for the Area
Land Use and Protection Policies
Open Space and Trails
Commercial Navigation
Management Zoning
Resources Management
Natural Resources Management
Cultural Resources Management
Economic Resources Management
Recreation Research Needs
Visitor Use and Interpretation
Visitor Activities and Recreational Resources
Visitor Use Management
Interpretation, Education, and Visitor Services
General Development
National Park Service Facilities in the Corridor
Facility Needs
Harriet Island Development Concept
Other Facilities in the Corridor
National Park Service Operations
National Park Services Staffing Needs
Maintenance
Cooperating Association
Plan Implementation
General Concept for Implementation
Partner Roles
Coordination and Consistency
Compatibility with Other Plans and Programs
Water Quality
Costs and Priorities (Financial Plan)

Development of the Plan

Public Involvement in the Planning Process
Legal Compliance

Preparers

Appendices

Legislation
Geographic Information System
Sample Design Guidelines
Workgroups
Nine-foot Navigation Channel Maintenance Activities
National Park Service Staffing Needs
Headquarters Space Needs
Previous Efforts to Address Regulatory Issues
Permitting and Regulatory Authorities
Interpretive Concept and Cost Estimate For Harriet Island Center

Glossary

Selected References

Amendment

Introduction
Key Changes
Legal Compliance
Vision
Partnerships
Mississippi River National Center
Mississippi River Exhibition Gallery
Mississippi River Education Center
Outdoor Exhibits and Programs
Cost and Attendance

Maps

Corridor Boundary
Cultural Resources
Development Area
Facilities
Fleeting Areas
Harriet Island Interpretive Center
Open Space Opportunities
Region
Sensitive Natural Area
Trail Routing Concepts

Did You Know?

A flooded street in 1952

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