Tag: Land Protection Plan
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The Division of Planning is responsible for guiding the development of both land protection plans and comprehensive conservation plans in the Southeast Region. Land protection plans guide the establishment of new refuges or the expansion of existing refuges. Comprehensive conservation plans provide direction for managing refuges over a 15-year time period. These plans are prepared to fulfill the mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System and the purpose(s) of each refuge. Learn more...
July 24, 2019 | 2 minute read
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is inviting the public to comment on the proposed establishment of Green River National Wildlife Refuge in Henderson County, Kentucky. Working at the direction of Congress and in close cooperation with the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Service has worked to increase hunter access and conserve important wildlife habitat on approximately 24,000 acres in the proposed refuge. A draft land protection plan (LPP) and environmental assessment (EA) have been developed in cooperation with partners as part of the process. Read the full story...