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High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystem Plan - Timeline

 

Public
Scoping

Alternative Development

Analysis of Impacts

Public Review of EA

Scoping
Report

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Environmental Analysis (EA)

Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)


Time period

Deliverable

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Public
Scoping

Alternatives/EA
Development

Public Comment on EA

Preparation of Final Documents

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2008

July 25 2008

July
2008

Did You Know?

Nevada and Vernal Falls

In Yosemite Valley, dropping over 594-foot Nevada Fall and then 317-foot Vernal Fall, the Merced River creates what is known as the “Giant Staircase.” Such exemplary stair-step river morphology is characterized by a large variability in river movement and flow, from quiet pools to the dramatic drops of the waterfalls themselves.