CDs Available for Review

News Release Midwest Region

Compatibility Determinations Available for Review


NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY: Compatibility Determinations (CDs) which evaluate various uses of the Ottawa, Cedar Point and West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuges, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are available for public comment through July 11, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 26, 2019
Contact: Rebecca Lewis
419-898-0014
rebecca_lewis@fws.gov


In accordance with the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act, prior to allowing a new or continuing public use or activity on a Refuge, the Fish and Wildlife Service must determine if the use is compatible with Refuge purposes. Draft documents are available from the refuge office at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. Alternatively, you can contact the refuge at 419-898-0014 or ottawa@fws.gov to request either printed or electronic copies. Please let us know if you need the documents in an alternate format.

You are invited to review the draft Compatibility Determination related to these uses beginning June 26th, 2019 for 15 days.

These draft Compatibility Determinations (CDs) evaluate the following use of the Refuges:

West Sister Island NWR, Research, Scientific Collection and Surveys by Third Parties

Cedar Point NWR, Wildlife Observation and Photography

Cedar Point NWR, Research, Scientific Collection and Surveys by Third Parties

Cedar Point NWR, Environmental Education and Interpretation

Ottawa NWR, Research, Scientific Collection and Surveys by Third Parties

Ottawa NWR, Environmental Education and Interpretation


You are invited to review the draft Compatibility Determination related to this use beginning June 19th, 2019 for 15 days.

Ottawa NWR, Special Events, non-refuge sponsored

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