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Piping Plover


    The following is ARCHIVED information regarding the proposal to designate critical habitat for the northern Great Plains population of piping plover.  This proposal was published in the Federal Register on May 31, 2002.

For information about the final rule and designation of critical habitat for portions of Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Nebraska which was published in the Federal Register on August 27, 2002, please visit the following web site: http://mountain-prairie.fws.gov/species/birds/pipingplover

 

ARCHIVED INFORMATION

News Release: (3/21/2002) Press Release Public Comment Period Reopened on Proposal to Designate Critical Habitat for the Northern Great Plains Population of Piping Plover and Economic Analysis of Impacts

Federal Register Notice: (3/21/2002) Reopening of Public Comment Period on Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northern Great Plains Breeding Population of the Piping Plover

News  Release: (12/28/2001):  Draft Economic Analysis of Impacts Associated with Proposed Critical Habitat for the Northern Great Plains Population of Piping Plover Available for Public Comment

Draft Economic Analysis of Critical Habitat Designation for the Northern Great Plains Breeding Population of the Piping Plover 12/4/2001 (73 page, 153 KB  PDF formatted document)

Guest Commentary by Service Regional Directory Ralph Morgenweck: "Critical Habitat - What It Is, What It Isn't, and What It Means To You"

News Release: (June 12, 2001): The Service Proposes Designation of Critical Habitat for the Great Plains Population of Piping Plover.

Federal Register Notice: (6/12/2001) Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northern Great Plains Breeding Population of the Piping Plover; Proposed Rule (57 Pages, 700 KB PDF format)

Federal Register Summary: Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northern Great Plains Breeding Population of the Piping Plover; Proposed Rule

Legal Descriptions of Proposed Critical Habitat Areas - See Federal Register Notice

Schedule of Public Meetings

Draft Economic Analysis of Critical Habitat Designation for Great Plains Population of Piping Plover (not available at this time)

Contacts

Other Information About Piping Plovers:

 

Draft Environmental Assessment - Proposal of Critical Habitat for Northern Great Plains Breeding Population of Piping Plovers - June 2001 - (43 page, 115KB PDF format)

Draft Environmental Assessment Appendices - (all maps 10 Megabytes, PDF format - individual maps available below)

   

Other Piping Plover Information


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