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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge

Comprehensive Conservation Plan Update

Notice:  Final CCP-EIS Now Available

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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.