Tufted puffin. Photo: USFWS.

Project Contacts:

Send Comments or Questions to:
Kevin Ryan, Project Leader
Washington Maritime NWR Complex
33 South Barr Road
Port Angeles, Washington 98362
Phone: 360/457-8451 Fax: 360/457-9778

For Information on the Planning Process contact:
Jane Bardolf, Planner
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Division of Planning and Visitor Services
911 NE 11th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97232
Phone: 503/231-6839 Fax: 503/231-6187

Purpose of CCP:
To better manage Refuge resources and comply with federal law, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has prepared a Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP), for public review and comment for the Flattery Rocks, Copalis, and Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuges (Washington Islands NWRs). The final CCP will be 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

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

The web site for Quillayute Needles
NWR is currently under construction.

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: May 2005