Park Planning

Small group discussion among hikers leading long line of people on trail
Secretary Jewell on trail with scientists, park staff, and members of the press and public, to discuss impacts of climate change, increasing visitation, and more.

DOI/Tami A. Heilemann

The National Park Service (NPS) plans for one purpose: to ensure that the decisions it makes will be carried out as effectively and efficiently as possible. The National Park Service prepares a variety of planning and environmental documents to help guide management of park resources. Planning provides methods and tools for resolving issues in ways that minimize conflicts and promotes mutually beneficial solutions—solutions that articulate how public enjoyment of the parks can be part of a strategy for ensuring that resources are protected unimpaired for future generations.

 
 


Older Planning Documents

2010 World Heritage Committee Decision
2010 Waterton-Glacier IPP Report of the Reactive Monitoring Mission

2010 revisions to the Glacier National Park Bear Management Plan and Guidelines



Proposed Changes to Park Fishing Regulations


Wilderness Recommendation 1974
Wilderness Proposal Modification 1984
Wilderness Proposal Map 1999

Updated Bear Action - Fact Sheet
Bear Management Plan
Bear Management Guidelines


2010 Fire Management Plan



2005 Commercial Services Plan
Record of Decision - 118Kb
Statement of Findings - 864Kb



September 2004
Finding of No Significant Impact
Quartz Creek Fish Barrier

Environmental Assessment



July 23, 2004
Finding of No Significant Impact
Fire Management Plan


Final Commercial Services Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement
Cover page and Abstract - 229Kb
Executive Summary - 2.7Mb
Table of Contents - 351Kb
Chapter 1 - 1.4Mb
Chapter 2 - 7.7Mb
Chapter 3 - 4.5Mb
Chapter 4 - 7.5Mb
Chapter 5 - 6.3Mb
Appendices - 3.8Mb
Index - 130Kb
Statement of Findings - 864Kb
Final Pages - 24Kb
Stand Alone Executive Summary - 2.8Mb



December 18, 2003
Record of Decision
Rehabilitation of the Going-to-the-Sun Road Glacier National Park




November 3, 2003
Construct an Access Path to Private Property on Snyder Ridge/Environmental Assessment



June 19, 2003
Finding of No Significant Impact - Conduct Additional Administrative Helicopter and Fixed Wing Flights in 2003
Errata Sheets for Environmental Assessment to Conduct Additional Administrative Helicopter and Fixed Wing Flights in 2003




May 16, 2003
Draft Commercial Services Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement
Executive Summary
Statement of Findings


May 15, 2003
Going-to-the-Sun Road Rehabilitation Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement - 18.3 Mb file
Going-to-the-Sun Road Rehabilitation Plan/Final Environmental Impact Statement Summary - 4.6 Mb file



May 2, 2003
Environmental Assessment to Conduct Additional Administrative Helicopter and Fixed Wing Flights in 2003



March 7, 2002
2003 FIRE MANAGEMENT PLAN and Environmental Assessment
Public Comment Extended until April 21, 2003




November, 2002
FIRE MANAGEMENT PLAN, Environmental Assessment November 2002


September 6, 2002
Going-to-the-Sun Road, Rehabilitation Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement

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