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Long-billed Curlew foraging in the mudflats

Long-billed curlew
Photo by Friends of Seal Beach NWR

Planning Documents Available Online:
Each file below will take a few minutes to download, read, or print using Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF). A free copy of PDF is available from the
Adobe website
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Planning Updates:

Planning Update 1: March 2007
(PDF 1.2 MB)

Planning Update 2: August 2008
(PDF 291 KB)

Planning Update 3:  March 2011
(PDF 279 KB)

Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge
Comprehensive Conservation Plan

Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan/Environmental Assessment (CCP/EA)

Public review and comment closed on May 11, 2011.

We are currently preparing a Final CCP, which is expected to be completed in September 2011.  Once completed, the Final CCP and Finding of No Significant Impact will be posted on this webpage.  

The Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan/Environmental Assessment (CCP/EA) is currently available for downloading below.

You May View the DRAFT CCP/EA online here:

Please allow for file download time. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view).

    Summary                 Acrobat logo(2.9 MB)

   Chapters 1 - 7           Acrobat logo(11.6 MB)

    Appendices*             Acrobat logo (1.5 MB)

(*includes draft Compatibility Determinations, draft Integrated Pest Management Plan, and draft Mosquito Management Plan) 

To have an electronic copy of the CCP/EA mailed to you, contact Victoria Touchstone, Refuge Planner.

(Contact information provided at the bottom of the page.)

Management Alternatives:

The three management alternatives presented and analyzed in the Draft CCP/EA can be downloaded here.

Alternative A        Acrobat logo(3.8 MB)

Alternative B        Acrobat logo (3.8 MB)

Alternative C        Acrobat logo(3.8 MB)


Project Contacts:
Victoria Touchstone, Refuge Planner
San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Complex

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

P.O. Box 2358

Chula Vista, CA  91912
Phone: 619-476-9150 extension 103
Fax: 619-476-9149


Kirk Gilligan, Refuge Manager
Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge
800 Seal Beach Blvd., Bldg. 226
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Phone: 562-598-1024
Fax: 562-799-3827

Last Updated: September 2011