The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is
pleased to announce that the Record of Decision (ROD)
for the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Final
Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and Environmental
Impact Statement (EIS) was signed on September 29, 2006.
The ROD is the decision made by the Service for how the
San Diego Bay NWR will be managed over the next 15 years.
The signing of the ROD signifies the approval of the CCP
and adoption of Alternative C (Implement Habitat Enhancement
and Restoration and Improve Existing Public Uses) for
the Sweetwater Marsh Unit and Alternative D (Expand Habitat
Management, Enhance Nesting Opportunities, Maximize Habitat
Restoration, and Provide Additional Public Use Opportunities)
for the South San Diego Bay Unit. Additional information
is available in
Planning Update 9.
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The purpose of this planning effort is to develop a CCP
that will provide these refuge areas with a 15-year management
plan for the conservation of fish, wildlife, and plant
resources and their related habitats, while also providing
opportunities for compatible wildlife dependent recreation.
No meetings are currently scheduled.
Victoria Touchstone, Refuge Planner
San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
P.O. Box 2358
Chula Vista, CA 91912-2358
Phone: 619-476-9150 ex. 103
Brian Collins , Refuge Manager for the San Diego
Tijuana Slough NWR
301 Caspian Way
Imperial Beach, CA 91910
Phone: 619-575-2704 extension 302