Date: February 20, 2014
Zion National Park is pleased to announce the completion of the Virgin River Comprehensive Management Plan and the signing of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) by the National Park Service Intermountain Regional Director. The plan provides protection for 144 miles of designated wild and scenic rivers within Zion National Park. The management and monitoring strategies found in the plan are designed to protect and enhance the rivers' free-flowing condition, water quality, and other values that qualify these river segments for inclusion in the National Wild and Scenic River System.
The management plan identifies:
To obtain a copy of the FONSI or the Virgin River Comprehensive Management Plan and Environmental Assessment, visit the NPS planning website at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/zion.
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