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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge
Comprehensive Conservation Plan Update
Notice: Final CCP-EIS Now Available
View or dowload a copy of the document at http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Chincoteague/what_we_do/conservation.html
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announces the availability of a final comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and environmental impact statement (EIS) for Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and Wallops Island NWR for public review and comment. This CCP/EIS describes how they propose to manage both the staffed 14,032-acre Chincoteague NWR and the unstaffed 373-acre Wallops Island NWR over the next 15 years.
Review period will extend for 30 days from 09/11/2015
Comment Letter to USFWS, click here
Comment Letter to EPA, click here
Comment Letter to Virginia DEQ, click here
Attachment to DEQ letter, click here
A citizen’s handbook describing the CCP process and what to expect from the FWS public presentations and comment period can be viewed here.