Zion Fire Management Plan
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Fire Management Plan
The FMP will continue to allow Zion to counter the effects caused by past fire exclusion, and perpetuate fire in fire-dependent ecosystems while protecting life, property and park resources from unwanted fire. The FMP will expand opportunities for using fire to meet resource objectives under a multi-year treatment schedule, and improve fuel reduction treatments to enhance defensibility around developments, private lands and other resources at risk. The FMP will improve the management of fire on an ecosystem level by further integrating park lands with adjacent areas, and incorporating the plans, resources and risks associated with other jurisdictions at the private, county, State, regional and federal levels.
Did You Know?
During the summer or fall, you may see a tarantula crossing a road or trail in Zion National Park. But don’t be frightened-- tarantulas are actually amazing arachnids--gentle, basically harmless creatures that have suffered a bum rap. More...