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Canaan Valley
National Wildlife Refuge

Ohio River Valley Ecosystem

Public Use Compatibility Determinations Published

Stan Skutek, refuge manager, has announced the release of final compatibility determinations pertaining to proposed public uses of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Draft compatibility determinations were sent out on November 6, 2002, for public comment. Final determinations of the compatibility of these uses have now been completed. Click each title to view or download that final compatibility determination as a portable document file (a PDF; see * below for more information).

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You can contact the refuge by:

Phone: 304-866-3858
Fax: 304-866-3852

or by writing to:

Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge
HC 70 Box 200
Davis, WV 26260

Refuge Manager: Stan Skutek
Office Contact: Karen Jenkins