Midwest Region


Minnesota Valley NEPA

Final Environmental Assessment for the
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
and Wetland Management District Fire Management Plan

The final Environmental Assessment (EA) for adopting a Fire Management Plan for the Minnesota Valley NWR and Wetland Management District was signed on March 4, 2002 and is available below.   The selected Alternative A provides for prescribed burns according to the Fire Management Plan and full suppression of wildland fires.

The two other Alternatives considered were full suppression of all fires with no prescribed burns and the use of prescribed burns and allowing some natural fires to burn.

Environmental Assessment


Last updated: July 16, 2008