What is the outcome of this settlement agreement?
Who are the parties of this agreement?
What action will the NPS take as a result of this settlement agreement?
What is a General Management Plan Amendment?
How will the GMP Amendment relate to the park’s existing 1980 General Management Plan?
How long will it take the NPS to complete the GMP Amendment?
Will the NPS issue lease/permits to the park ranchers during the GMP Amendment planning process?
Does the settlement agreement require the NPS to consider and evaluate specific alternatives in the GMP Amendment?
Can the NPS consider action alternatives other than those required by the settlement agreement?
Can the NPS consider management strategies or actions that include agricultural diversification, increased operational flexibility, the promotion of sustainable operational practices, and succession planning, among others?
How will the NPS mitigate impacts to park ranch operations from tule elk while the GMP Amendment is being developed?
What park management is currently happening on ranches?
Settlement of Litigation on Management of Ranching Frequently Asked Questions
Last updated: July 17, 2017