I received an email today from the NPS regardign DVNP which concerns all of us that love the park. Here is just the top of it along with where to comment:
Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release Date: August 8, 2012
Contact: Cheryl Chipman
Death Valley National Park
Releases Wilderness and Backcountry Stewardship Plan
The National Park Service (NPS) has developed a Wilderness and Backcountry
Stewardship Plan environmental assessment for Death Valley National Park
and is soliciting public comments on the plan and environmental assessment
until October 9, 2012.
The purpose of this plan is to guide the National Park Service in making
decisions regarding the future use and protection of Death Valley National
Park’s vast wilderness and backcountry lands. This planning process
addresses all Congressionally-designated wilderness lands within Death
Valley National Park, and also includes non-wilderness backcountry
concerns, such as backcountry road corridors and campsites, backcountry
cabins near roads, and non-wilderness backcountry lands. The plan does not
address developed or frontcountry areas within the park, nor does it
address the Saline Valley Warm Springs area.
The document is available at
parkplanning.nps.gov/DEVAWildernessPlanEA, and this page also
contains a link to interactive maps of all four plan alternatives."