Oregon’s coast is 365 miles long and includes about 230 miles of sandy beach. There are currently eight plover breeding and wintering areas out of a documented 29 historic areas on the south-central Oregon Coast.
At the time of the plover's listing as a threatened species in 1993, there were about 35 plovers in Oregon. Now, there are about 175.
The species’ recovery plan established the goal of 100 breeding pairs in Oregon.
The overall recovery goal for Wasington, Oregon, and California is 3,000 breeding adults per year for 10 years.
Public Comment Period. Comments must be received by October 25, 2010.
Instructions for Comments. All written comments and
requests for information should be
addressed to: Laura Todd, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Newport Field Office, 2127 SE OSU Drive, Newport, OR
97365–5258; facsimile (541) 867–4551.
You may submit comments by postal
mail/commercial delivery or by e-mail.
Submit comments by e-mail to
FW1ORDHCP@fws.gov; in the subject line of the e-mail include the identifier OPRD HCP EIS.