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Mountain-Prairie Region

News Release

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Extends Public Comment Period for Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

For Immediate Release

October 21, 2013


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Green River, WY. –Due to the nearly two-week partial government shutdown, the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is extending the public comment period for the draft comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and environmental assessment, and for the draft proposed mineral withdrawal and transfer of jurisdiction (Mineral Withdrawal) for Cokeville Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). The new comment period original will be until November 4, 2013.

The draft CCP and environmental assessment for the Cokeville Meadows NWR can be found on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mountain-Prairie Region, Division of Refuge Planning website. Anyone wishing to review the draft CCP, request a printed copy of the document, or provide comments online, may do so at the following World Wide Web address:

http://www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/planning/ccp/wy/ckv/ckv.html

The draft proposed Mineral Withdrawal for the Cokeville Meadows NWR can be found on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge Complex website. Anyone wishing to review this draft document, request a printed copy of it, or provide comments online, may do so at the following World Wide Web address:

http://www.fws.gov/refuge/seedskadee/

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals, and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie. Connect with our Facebook page, follow our tweets, watch our YouTube Channel, and download photos from our Flickr page.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Office of External Affairs

Mountain-Prairie Region

134 Union Blvd

Lakewood, CO 80228

303-236-7905

303-236-3815 FAX

www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/



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Toni Griffin
(303) 236-4378

 

Bernardo Garza
(303) 236-4377



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