[Federal Register: January 11, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 6)]
[Page 1638]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Notice of Intent To Issue a Final Comprehensive Conservation Plan 
(CCP) and Associated Environmental Assessment for Little River National 
Wildlife Refuge, Broken Bow, OK

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice advises the public that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service (Service) has prepared the Final Comprehensive Conservation 
Plan and Associated Environmental Assessment for the Little River 
National Wildlife Refuge, Broken Bow, Oklahoma, pursuant to the 
National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, and National 
Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and its implementing regulations.

ADDRESSES: Copies may be obtained by writing to: April Fletcher, Refuge 
Program Specialist, Division of Refuges, U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, P.O. Box 1306, Albuquerque, NM 87103-1306.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: It is Service policy to have all lands 
within the National Wildlife Refuge System managed in accordance with 
an approved CCP. The CCP guides management decisions and identifies 
refuge goals, objectives, and strategies for achieving refuge purposes. 
The planning process has considered many elements, including habitat 
and wildlife management, habitat protection and acquisition, public and 
recreational uses, and cultural resources. Public input into this 
planning process has assisted in the development of the final document. 
The CCP will provide other agencies and the public with a clear 
understanding of the desired conditions for the refuge and how the 
Service will implement management strategies.
    The Service has considered comments and advise generated in 
response to draft documents prior to the preparation of this final CCP. 
The Service is furnishing this notice in compliance with Service CCP 
policy to advise other agencies and the public of the availability of 
the final document.

    Dated: December 31, 1998.
Geoffrey L. Haskett,
Acting Regional Director.
[FR Doc. 99-272 Filed 1-8-99; 8:45 am]