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Developing and Implementing an
Adaptive Management Backcountry &
Wilderness Plan
1. Why we needed the Plan
2. Our Public Process
3. Management Strategy
4. Toolkit of Management Actions
5. Five Lessons Le...
Denali was established
as a National Park in
1917
•To protect the Dall Sheep
•Included Mt. McKinley
1. Guidance for managing 1980 Park Additions
2. Visitation had grown significantly since 1976
3. Scope and extent of activ...
Protecting Traditional Uses
All Terrain Vehicle use for Subsistence
Snowmachine Use
Soundscape Preservation
Climbing
Management
Commercial Use
-Addressed each issue
-Set use limits
-Established behavioral requirements
 27 Public Meetings
 Over 50 separate Consultations
 15,198 public comments
1. Education
2. Increased Enforcement of Existing
Regulations
3. Voluntary Restrictions
4. Required Registration
5. Techno...
6. Manage Commercial Activity
7. Regulate Visitor Numbers
8. Temporal Restrictions
9. Temporary and Permanent Closures
10....
Include everyone in
the Planning Process.
Establish a Dialog with disparate interests.
Listen with an open mind.
Monitoring and Evaluation are critical.
Planners must talk to the Implementers!
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan
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Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan

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Paul Anderson - Denali Backcountry Management Plan

  1. 1. Developing and Implementing an Adaptive Management Backcountry & Wilderness Plan
  2. 2. 1. Why we needed the Plan 2. Our Public Process 3. Management Strategy 4. Toolkit of Management Actions 5. Five Lessons Learned
  3. 3. Denali was established as a National Park in 1917 •To protect the Dall Sheep •Included Mt. McKinley
  4. 4. 1. Guidance for managing 1980 Park Additions 2. Visitation had grown significantly since 1976 3. Scope and extent of activities was rapidly increasing 4. NPS needed to take action to protect park resources
  5. 5. Protecting Traditional Uses
  6. 6. All Terrain Vehicle use for Subsistence
  7. 7. Snowmachine Use
  8. 8. Soundscape Preservation
  9. 9. Climbing Management
  10. 10. Commercial Use
  11. 11. -Addressed each issue -Set use limits -Established behavioral requirements
  12. 12.  27 Public Meetings  Over 50 separate Consultations  15,198 public comments
  13. 13. 1. Education 2. Increased Enforcement of Existing Regulations 3. Voluntary Restrictions 4. Required Registration 5. Technology Use Requirements
  14. 14. 6. Manage Commercial Activity 7. Regulate Visitor Numbers 8. Temporal Restrictions 9. Temporary and Permanent Closures 10. Other Agencies’ Management Authorities
  15. 15. Include everyone in the Planning Process.
  16. 16. Establish a Dialog with disparate interests.
  17. 17. Listen with an open mind.
  18. 18. Monitoring and Evaluation are critical.
  19. 19. Planners must talk to the Implementers!

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