Habitat restoration on Nisqually Refuge.

Documents Available Online:
Read, print, or download the following documents using Adobe Acrobat's Portable Document Format (PDF). A free copy of the software is available from the Adobe website.

Planning Update 6, June 2001

Draft EIS/CCP Notice of Availability, 12/20/02
42KB

Draft EIS/CCP, 12/20/02
4,194KB

Draft EIS/CCP Appendices, 12/20/02 2,304KB

Draft EIS/CCP Summary, 12/20/02
697KB

Figures for the Draft EIS/CCP and Summary were extracted and posted individually to ease downloading. Some of the Figures are large files and may take a few minutes to open.

Draft EIS/CCP Figure 1.1-1 303KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 1.1-2 2,379KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 2.3-1 4,758KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 2.3-2 4,757KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 2.3-3 3,735 KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 2.3-4 4,786 KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 3.2-1 11,429KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 3.2-2 2,497KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 3.2-3 1,010KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 3.2-4 1,594KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 3.2-6 1,767KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 3.4-1 1,817KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 3.6-1 1,881KB
Draft EIS/CCP Figure 3.8-1 4,410KB

Summary Figure S-1 300 KB
Summary Figure S-2 4,889 KB
Summary Figure S-3 4,754 KB
Summary Figure S-4 3,733 KB
Summary Figure S-5 4,785 KB

Nisqually NWR
Comprehensive Conservation Plan

Project Profile

Purpose of CCP:

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is preparing a Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) for the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. The purpose of the CCP is to guide the long term management of the highest priority natural resource needs at Nisqually Refuge. Guidance for land protection, habitat restoration, fish and wildlife conservation, and visitor services will be included in the CCP.

Current Status:
A Draft Environmental Impact Statement and CCP (Draft EIS/CCP) and a Summary of the Draft EIS/CCP for the Nisqually Refuge were distributed for review and comment on December 20, 2002. A copy is posted on this web page. Comments were accepted via mail, fax, e-mail, or in person at two open houses held January 15 and 16. The comment period closed February 21, 2003. Project contacts are below. (Updated April 2003.)

Refuge Location:
The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is located in western Washington at the southern end of Puget Sound. For more information see the Nisqually Refuge Website.

Project Contacts:


For Information on the CCP Planning Process
Mike Marxen, CCP Team Leader
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
16507 SW Roy Rogers Road
Sherwood, Oregon 97140
Phone: 503/590-6596 Fax: 503/590-6702

For Information on the National Wildlife Refuge System
Jean Takekawa, Refuge Manager
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
100 Brown Farm Road
Olympia, Washington 98516
Phone: 360/753-9467 Fax: 360/534-9302

E-mail Your Comments Now