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Conservation

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In accordance with the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act and the Wilderness Act, a Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) has been prepared for Oregon Islands, Three Arch Rocks, and Cape Meares National Wildlife Refuges by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Its purpose is to map a vision of the refuges' future desired conditions, addressing issues of land protection, public use, types of habitat to be provided, partnership opportunities, and the management actions need to achieve this vision.

  • Comprehensive Conservation Plan

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    Refuge conservation plans are called “comprehensive conservation plans” (CCPs). The purpose of a CCP is to specify a management direction for the Refuge for the next 15 years.

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  • National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act

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    National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997: The NWRS Improvement Act defines a unifying mission for all refuges, including a process for determining compatible uses on refuges, and requiring that each refuge be managed according to a CCP.

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Page Photo Credits — Three Arch Rocks - Roy Lowe/USFWS, Aleutian Cackling Geese - Roy Lowe/USFWS
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2015
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