General Management Plan Amendment

The National Park Service (NPS) is beginning a General Management Plan Amendment (GMP Amendment) for Point Reyes National Seashore and the north district of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. The GMP Amendment will update management guidance for more than 28,000 acres of NPS lands, including all lands currently leased for ranching.

 

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Members of the public play an important role in the General Management Plan Amendment. Please sign-up to receive e-mail notifications and updates about the planning process.

 

INITIAL PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Please see our General Management Plan Amendment Initial Public Comment Period page for details on the first phase of this process.

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

Please see our General Management Plan Amendment Background Information page for background information relevant to this NEPA process.

 

NEWS RELEASES

Please see our General Management Plan Amendment News Releases page for all news releases related to this amendment process.

 

SEQUENCE OF PROJECT EVENTS

First phase: Begin GMP Amendment planning

  • 37-day public comment period & public meetings through November 22, 2017 (in progress)
  • NPS refines concept range of alternatives and initial proposal
  • NPS gathers necessary information to meaningfully evaluate the impacts of concept alternatives

Second phase: Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the GMP Amendment

  • Notice of intent (NOI) to prepare an EIS, 30-day public comment period with public meetings
  • NPS develops a Draft EIS for GMP Amendment
  • Draft EIS released to the public for a minimum 45-day review & public comment & public meetings
  • NPS develops Final EIS for GMP Amendment
  • Final EIS released to public; minimum 30-day waiting period
  • GMP Amendment record of decision (ROD) signed by July 14, 2021

Events in bold italics above are opportunities for public engagement.

 

QUESTIONS

Please see our General Management Plan Amendment Frequently Asked Questions.

If you have additional questions regarding the General Management Plan Amendment, please call Outreach Coordinator Melanie Gunn at 415-464-5162.

The Citizen's Guide to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is a useful resource for those that are not familiar with NEPA or Council on Environmental Quality Regulations. This 45-page guide, published in December, 2007, describes the NEPA process and provides information on how citizens can get involved.

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Last updated: November 15, 2017

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Phone:

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