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Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)
 
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Merced Wild and Scenic River Management Plan

The plan will guide future management of activities in the river corridor, including site-specific actions needed to protect the river in Yosemite Valley, El Portal, and Wawona.

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The Record of Decision is now available
 
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Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Management Plan

The Tuolumne River Plan will establish long-term guidance for protecting water quality, free-flowing condition, and unique values for the portion of the Tuolumne River that flows through the park.

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Final Tuolumne River Plan and EIS

 
Giant Sequoias

Restoration of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias Final EIS

This project's primary goal is to restore giant sequoia habitat through a variety of means. Additionally, this project aims to improve the visitor experience within the Mariposa Grove.

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The Record of Decision (ROD) is now available.

 

Environmental Assessments (EA)

 
Harry Best standing next to Best Studio circa 1922-1925.

Ansel Adams Gallery Rehabilitation Plan

Originally constructed as Best's Studio in 1902, Ansel Adams and his family lived in the Gallery through the 1970s. After more than 90 years in service, the buildings are in need of rehabilitation.

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Public scoping closed September 2, 2011

 
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High Elevation Aquatic Ecosystem Plan

It will protect Yosemite's diverse high-elevation aquatic ecosystems and restore natural composition, structure and function to systems that have been disturbed by past or ongoing human activities.

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Vogelsang Utilities Upgrade Project

It will upgrade the drinking water and wastewater treatment systems to meet National Park Service (NPS), state, and federal standards, and will replace the non- operational backpacker composting toilet.

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Preliminary stages

 
White Wolf Lodge

White Wolf Lodge & Duplex Cabins Rehabilitation Plan

The National Park Service is announcing a new planning effort that will address the rehabilitation of the aging White Wolf Lodge and Duplex Cabin structures.

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Public comment closed March 23, 2012



 

Can't find a plan? Check out Operational Plans to find plans with signed decision documents.

You can find additional projects at PEPC.

Did You Know?

Merced River in Yosemite Valley

The Merced River was designated a National Wild and Scenic River in 1987. Eighty-one miles of river runs through Yosemite National Park, including a stretch in Yosemite Valley.