A volunteer helping the Refuge with a habitat restoration project. Photo USFWS.

Project Contacts:

For Information on the National Wildlife Refuge System

Nancy Curry, Refuge Manager
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
26010 South Smith Road
Cheney, Washington 99004
Phone: 509/235-4723
Fax: 509/235-4703

For Information on Land Acquisition
Georgia Shirilla, Chief
Realty Branch
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

911 NE 11th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97232
Phone: 503/231-2236
Fax: 503/231-6161

For Information on the Planning Process
Sharon Selvaggio
Comprehensive Conservation Planner
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
911 NE 11th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97232
Phone: 503/231-6838
Fax: 503/231-6161

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Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
Comprehensive Conservation Plan

Current Status:
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge's Comprehensive Conservation Plan has been completed. A Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), included in the CCP, documents the Service's decision to implement Alternative 3 in the CCP. This concludes the planning process. Planning Update 6 and copies of the CCP were mailed the week of June 17, 2007. The final documents are posted below.

The Draft CCP and accompanying Environmental Assessment and Land Protection Plan were available for public review and comment. The public comment period began June 30, 2005, and remained open through August 2005.

Documents Available 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 Adobe software is available from the Adobe website.

CCP (final) May 2007 (13.5 mb)

Draft CCP, July 2005 (60 kb)
(Click on the titles to view the corresponding information)

Planning Updates
Planning Update 1, January 2000 (560 kb)

Planning Update 2, November 2000 (83 kb)

Planning Update 3, December 2001 (1,252 kb)

Planning Update 6, May 2007 (1,195 kb)

Maps
Map 1: Refuge Vicinity (209 kb)

Map 2: Key Refuge and Study Area Features (2,263 kb)

Map 7: Surface Watersheds and Drainages (120 kb)

Map 8: Groundwater Zone and Features (93 kb)

Map 9: Historic and Current Wetlands (2,149 kb)

Map 10: Aspen/Riparian Habitat Quality (278 kb)

Map 11: Current and Historic Steppe Habitat (1,052 kb)

Map 12: Ponderosa Pine Forest Habitat (2,220 kb)

Fact Sheets
Fact Sheet: Why is Turnbull NWR
Considering an Expanded Boundary?

Refuge Location:
The Refuge is near the City of Cheney, Washington. View the official Turnbull NWR website for more information.

Information Updated: June 2007