Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan

The Nisqually Refuge's Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (CCP/EIS) and a Summary of Changes were recently distributed. These documents are posted on below. Changes to the final documents are highlighted in yellow.

FINAL CCP/EIS CHAPTERS

Table of Contents (140KB)

Chapter 1, Introduction, Purpose, and Need, and Issues (186KB)

Chapter 2, Alternatives (253KB)

Chapter 2 Tables (71KB)

Chapter 3 Affected Environment (1,848KB)

Chapter 4 Environmental Consequences (513KB)

Chapter 4 Tables (513KB)

Chapter 5 Relationships to Federal, State, and Local Policies and Plans (148KB)

Chapter 6 Compliance, Consultation, and Coordination with Others (113KB)

FINAL CCP/EIS FIGURES

Figure 1.1-1 (pg 1-3) Regional Context (1,417KB)

Figure 1.1-2 (pg 1-5) Current Ownership within CCP Study Area (1,925KB)

Figure 2.3-1 (pg 2-9) Alternative A: No Action (4,196KB)

Figure 2.3-2 (pg 2-11) Alternative B: Refuge Expansion of 2,407 Acres and Minimum Estuarine Restoration (1,417KB)

Figure 2.3-3 (pg 2-17) Alternative C: Refuge Expansion of 2,407 Acres and Moderate Estuarine Restoration (4,212KB)

Figure 2.3-4 (pg 2-21) Alternative D: Refuge Expansion of 3,479 Acres and Maximum Estuarine Restoration (4,234KB)

Figure 3.2-1 (pg 3-11) Major Habitat Types and Wildlife Typical of the Refuge (12,329KB)

Figure 3.2-2 (pg 3-13) CCP Study Area Habitat Types (1,979KB)

Figure 3.2-3 (pg 3-15) National Wetland Inventory of Regional Estuarine Wetlands (1,462KB)

Figure 3.2-4 (pg 3-17) Historic (1878) and Current Wetlands in the Nisqually Delta (2,189KB)

Figure 3.2-6 (pg 3-27) Distribution of Invasive Reed Canary Grass, 1997 (2,377KB)

Figure 3.4-1 (pg 3-37) Waterfowl Survey Units (2,327KB)

Figure 3.6-1 (pg 3-51) Current Authorized Public Recreation within the Study Area (1,805KB)

Figure 3.8-1 (pg 3-69) Special Designated Areas (3,675KB)

FINAL CCP/EIS Appendices

Appendix A Glossary of Terms (157KB)

Appendix B Distribution List (211KB)

Appendix C References (144KB)

Appendix D Applicable Laws and Executive Orders (105KB)

Appendix E Nisqually Species List (178KB)

Appendix F Plan Implementation (201KB)

Appendix G Compatibility Determinations (148KB)

Appendix H List of Preparers (147KB)

Appendix I Goals, Objectives, and Strategies (213KB)

Appendix J Hydrodynamic and Sediment Transport Modeling Summary (109KB)

Appendix K Land Protection Plan (620KB)

Appendix L Wilderness Review (77KB)

Appendix M Summary of Public Comment and the Service's Responses (492KB)

Project Contacts:

For Information on the Refuge and CCP/EIS
Jean Takekawa
, Refuge Manager
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
100 Brown Farm Road
Olympia, Washington 98516
Phone: 360/753-9467 Fax: 360/534-9302


For Information on the CCP Planning Process
Mike Marxen, CCP Team Leader
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
16507 SW Roy Rogers Road
Sherwood, Oregon 97140
Phone: 503/590-6596 Fax: 503/590-6702

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