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Comprehensive Conservation Planning

Miguel mountain with yucca (E.S. Cryer Photography)
The San Diego National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) draft CCP and environmental assessment (CCP/EA) is currently available for public review and comment.  The 60-day comment period has been extended for another 30 days to September 17, 2014.    
Information regarding how and where to provide your comments is provided below.

Electronic Version of the Draft CCP/EA

(These are large files and may take several minutes to download.)


 I. Executive Summary   

II. Chapters 1 – 7 (Volume 1) - Click here for the entire 37.3 MB document - this large file will take some time to download.  Links to the various sections of the document are provided in the Table of Contents.   
To download individual sections, click below

Cover Page, Abstract, Reader’s Guide, and Table of Contents 

Chapter 1: Introduction (4.3 MB)   

Chapter 2: The Planning Process  

Chapter 3: Affected Environment (12.9 MB) 

III. Appendices (Volume 2) - Click here for the entire 14.5 MB document - this large file will take some time to download.  Links to the various appendices are provided on page 4 of the pdf.

To download individual sections, click below 

Appendix A: Draft Compatibility Determinations   

Appendix B and C: Appendix B (List of Preparers, Planning Team Members, and Persons and Agencies Contacted) and Appendix C (Scoping Comments)   

Appendix D: Draft Integrated Pest Management Plan (4.6 MB)  

Appendix E: Draft Feral Pig Monitoring and Eradication Plan (3.9 MB)    

Appendix F-J: Geology and Soils, Federal and State Ambient Air Quality Standards, Species Lists, Table of Acquisition History, and Request for Cultural Resources Compliance Form (3.5 MB)  

Appendix K-N: Federal Laws and Executive Orders, Wilderness Inventory, Glossary of Terms and Acronyms, Distribution List 

Previous Planning Documents (PDFs)

 Planning Update 1     Planning Update 2      Planning Update 3     

Planning Update 4 (New!)  


Commenting on the Draft CCP/EA

We are accepting written comments on the draft CCP/EA via mail, fax, or email.   
To enable us to analyze and respond to the comments and to use this input in the preparation of the Final CCP, your comments should be provided no later than Wednesday, September 17, 2014.  Comments should be specific and should address the document’s adequacy and the merits of the alternatives described.  
Comments may be mailed, faxed, or emailed to:
Victoria Touchstone, Refuge Planner
San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex 
P.O. Box 2358
Chula Vista, CA 91912-2358
Fax: 619-476-9149 
Email: (include “San Diego NWR CCP” in the subject line).

All comments received from the public will be placed in the Service’s record for this action.  As part of the record, comments will be made available for inspection by the public, and copies may be provided to the public.  For persons who do not wish to have their names and other identifying information (e.g., address, email, phone number) made publicly available, anonymous comments will be accepted.  

Printed versions of the draft CCP/EA are available for review at: 
Bonita-Sunnyside Branch Library 
4375 Bonita Road
Bonita, CA  91902
Call 619-475-4642 for library hours
Rancho San Diego Branch Library 
11555 Via Rancho San Diego
El Cajon, CA  92019 
Call 619-660-5370 for library hours 
Spring Valley Branch Library
836 Kempton Street
Spring Valley, CA  91977
Call 619-463-3006 for library hours 
Carmel Valley Library
3919 Townsgate Drive 
San Diego, CA  92130
Call 858-552-1668 for library hours
San Diego NWR Complex Headquarters  
1080 Gunpowder Point Drive
Chula Vista, CA  91912
Call 619-476-9150 ex. 103 for office hours and access information
San Diego NWR Office
14715 Highway 94, Jamul, CA  91935
Call 619-468-9245 ex. 226 for an appointment and access information
If you are unable to download the draft CCP/EA from this site or you would like your own Compact Disc (CD), you may request a CD from Victoria Touchstone (see contact information below).    



Victoria Touchstone, Refuge Planner 
San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex
 P.O. Box 2358 Chula Vista, CA 91912-2358 
 Phone: 619-476-9150 ex. 103 
Jill Terp, Refuge Manager  
San Diego NWR
14715 Highway 94/P.O. Box 746
Jamul, CA 91935
Phone: 619-468-9245 extension 226
Last Updated: Aug 11, 2014
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