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Management planning timeline

The development of a park general management plan takes approximately 12 months to complete and includes the following steps:

  • Complete the supporting analysis, which includes important background information to inform the planning initiative.
  • Conduct internal planning team meetings to gather input from a range of expertise.
  • Provide opportunity for stakeholder and public comment via website, surveys and/or workshops.
  • Define the purpose and significance of the park.
  • Develop a 20-year management zone plan. What are management zones?
  • Develop 10-year action goals..
  • Conduct public input meetings to review draft plans..
  • Complete draft of final plan and initiate approval process..

Following the completion of the plan, the park will work toward plan implementation as budget and staff resources allow. The plan will be reviewed and updated, as required, every five years.