Refuge conservation plans are called “comprehensive conservation plans” (CCPs). The purpose of a CCP is to specify a management direction for the Refuge for the next 15 years. The goals, objectives, and strategies for improving Refuge conditions—including the types of habitat we will provide, partnership opportunities, and management actions needed to achieve desired conditions – are described in the CCP. The Service’s preferred alternative for managing the Refuge and its effects on the human environment, are described in the CCP as well.
The Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) for DeSoto and Boyer Chute NWRs was approved on May 12, 2014. The CCP will guide management of the refuges over the next 15 years and will ensure that they fulfill their established purposes and contribute to the mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System. For more information, click here.