x Planning a Better Future for Wildlife and People on National Wildlife Refuges
Long Range Transportation
Plan for Region 1
We greatly appreciate public support for wildlife refuges, and engaging the public and partner agencies in refuge planning is a priority for us. Your involvement and input is integral to progressive refuge management, outreach, and policy development.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Pacific Region manages National Wildlife
Refuges in four western states and the Pacific Island Territories. This
Division supports the Region's refuges by providing planning
and other services which ensure that each refuge contributes
mission and goals of the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Our focus is on four primary types of refuge planningrefuge
management, visitor services, refuge roads, and
refuge expansion. We
focused on refuge management plans known as Comprehensive Conservation
Plansfor this website; Refuge System land protection projects
are also part of this website.
Why Plannning is Important
evaluate the effects of refuge management actions on wildlife, habitat,
and people, we complete a detailed planning and public involvement process
for every unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System. Planning contributes
to informed decision-making that recognizes the needs and interests of
We Need Your Help
input helps us identify the issues, alternatives, and solutions that
make the Refuge System work for both wildlife and people.