Tufted puffin. Photo: USFWS.

Project Contact:
Washington Maritime NWR Complex
33 South Barr Road
Port Angeles, Washington 98362
Phone: 360/457-8451 Fax: 360/457-9778

Purpose of CCP:
To better manage Refuge resources and comply with federal law, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service prepared aComprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) for the Flattery Rocks, Copalis, and Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuges (Washington Islands NWRs). The final CCP is a 15-year management plan for the conservation of seabirds, marine mammals, other willife, and related habitats.

Flattery Rocks, Copalis,
and Quillayute Needles
National Wildlife Refuges

Comprehensive Conservation Plan

Current Status:The final CCP/EA and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) are available below. Changes to the final document are summarized in Planning Update 4, also posted below. The planning process has been completed, and the Refuges can begin implementing the CCP.

Documents Online: It may take a few minutes to read, print, or download the following documents online using Adobe Acrobat's Portable Document Format (PDF). A free copy of the software is available from the Adobe website.

Final and Draft CCP/EA:

Washington Islands CCP/EA (FINAL June 2007) (PDF 24,910 kb)

Washington Islands Draft CCP/EA (May 2005)

Planning Updates and Public Notices:
Washington Islands CCP Planning Update 4 (June 2007)(PDF 120 kb)

Washington Islands CCP Planning Update 3 (May 2005)(PDF 120 kb)

Washington Islands CCP Planning Update 2 (Mar 2001)(PDF 586 kb)

Washington Islands CCP Planning Update 1 (Mar 2000)(PDF 472 kb)

Washington Islands NWR CCP Notice of Intent (HTML 15 kb)

Washington Islands NWRs Web Sites:
Flattery Rocks NWR
Copalis NWR
Quillayute Needles

Refuges Location:
The Washington Islands NWRs encompass more than 600 islands, sea stacks, rocks, and reefs, located along 100 miles of the outer coast of Washington's Olympic Peninsula. (View Map).

Information Updated: June 2007