General Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Impact Statement Public Scoping

The National Park Service (NPS) is initiating an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a General Management Plan Amendment (GMP Amendment) to address all lands currently under agricultural lease/permits within Point Reyes National Seashore and the north district of Golden Gate National Recreation Area in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act.

This announcement also initiates a 30-day public comment period from October 31 to November 30, 2018. The NPS encourages your participation and comments on the draft purpose and need for the project, proposed impact topics, a refined range of alternatives, and a proposed action presented in a GMP Amendment newsletter (4,095 KB PDF).

The NPS will host two scoping meetings during this comment period. The meetings will be identical in format and are intended to share information and gather comments for use in shaping the plan. The meetings are scheduled for mid-November at the following locations:

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
5–7 pm
West Marin School Gym
Point Reyes Station, CA

Thursday, November 15, 2018
5–7 pm
Bay Model Visitor Center
Sausalito, CA

Comments may be submitted online at https://parkplanning.nps.gov/poregmpa, at one of the public meetings, or by mailing or hand delivering comments to:

GMP Amendment c/o Superintendent
Point Reyes National Seashore
1 Bear Valley Road
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956

These lands host diverse natural and cultural resources, millions of visitors, layers of human history, and ongoing active agriculture. The interests and issues are broad and complex. We look forward to working with you to create a shared vision for the planning area.

Para obtener ayuda con esta información en español, por favor llame a Melanie Gunn 415-464-5131.

Downloadable Files

GMP Amendment newsletter (4,095 KB PDF)
Notice of Intent (196 KB PDF)

Public Meeting Materials

Banners (28,468 KB PDF)
Map of Ranches (285 KB PDF)
Current Tule Elk Status on Ranchlands (218 KB PDF)

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Last updated: November 15, 2018

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