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Piping Plover Critical Habitat
Federal Register Notice of Final Rule

The final rule designating critical habitat for the wintering population of the piping plover was published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, July 10, 2001. Here is that notice, as a series of Adobe Acrobat pdf files. To view them, you may need to download and install the Adobe Acrobat Reader, free from Adobe, Inc.:


These documents are also available online from the Government Printing Office Federal Register web site.

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Updated: July 10, 2001