Comprehensive Conservation Plan
Status of Sheldon NWR's CCP Process: April 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its final Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Record of Decision. A notice of availability was published in the Federal Register. Sheldon NWR spans Washoe and Humboldt Counties in Nevada and Lake County in Oregon. It is a part of the Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The CCP is a 15-year management plan for improving habitats within Sheldon NWR for the long-term conservation of fish, wildlife and plants and for providing wildlife-dependent recreation, environmental education and interpretation opportunities for refuge visitors.
obtain a CD-ROM copy of the final CCP and ROD contact:
more links to the Draft CCP/EIS, supporting documents,
November 2012. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service announced the availability of the Record
of Decision (ROD) for the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge Final Comprehensive
Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (CCP/EIS). The ROD
identifies our decision to implement Alternative 2, as it is described
in the Final CCP/EIS.
August 2012. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the availability of the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (CCP/EIS). A summary of the CCP/EIS is provided in Planning Update 5.
NWR's CCP Planning Documents Available Online:
Final CCP and ROD:
Update 3 (pdf 3.83 mb), released June 2010, described our preliminary
alternatives for public review, and identified our preferred alternative.
Planning Update 4 (pdf 570 kb), released September 2011, describes our draft alternatives including our preferred alternative, and requests public comments.
Planning Update 5 (pdf 1,268 kb), released August 2012, describes our preferred alternative and changes made to the Final CCP/EIS based on public comments, summarizes public involvement, and identifies the next steps in the planning process.