Branch of Conservation Planning
Midwest Region

Click on a state to see its conservation planning activities and location of

  • national wildlife refuges
  • national wildlife and fish refuges
  • wetland management districts
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Current Planning Projects

The Branch of Conservation Planning works with national wildlife refuges in the Midwest Region (Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin) to develop comprehensive conservation plans. The plans identify goals for the next 15 years and specify the objectives and strategies that will be used in achieving those goals.

The following list includes refuges or wetland management districts that are currently working on a CCP. For information on individual planning projects, click on a refuge name.

Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, Indiana

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Habitat Management Plan, Illinois

Environmental Assessment for Farming Programs on National Wildlife Refuges in the Midwest Region

Kankakee National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area, Illinois

Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota


Non-CCP projects:

Hydrogeomorphic Evaluation of Ecosystem Restoration Options for the Missouri River Floodplain, From River Mile 670 to River Mile 0


Long Range Transportation for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lands in the Midwest Region (PDF, 19.4 MB)

Last updated: May 12, 2017
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