DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
Draft Environmental Assessment for Western Snowy Plover Site Management Plan
30 Day Notice Issue Date: February 12, 2016
Expiration Date: March 14, 2016
Interested parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is seeking public comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment for Western Snowy Plover Site Management Plan in Coos County, Oregon. The Corps proposes to implement appropriate land management actions, without sacrificing the Corps navigation mission and mandate to maintain the Coos Bay north jetty. The proposed site management plan describes the existing activities and proposes updated activities that provide appropriate level of management of the federally threatened Pacific Coast population of the western snowy plover (Charadrius nivosus nivosus) and their habitat on lands administered by the Corps.
Environmental Document: The draft document for the proposed activity is available for public review and comment on the Corps’ Web site: http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/Media/Announcements.aspx.
Additional Information and Comments: Questions or comments regarding the draft document should be directed to Patricia Clinton, (503) 808-4771, Patricia.L.Clinton@usace.army.mil
, or at the address below. Mailed comments must be postmarked by the above closing date and sent to:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District
Attn: CENWP-PM-E/Patricia Clinton
P.O. Box 2946, Portland, Oregon 97208-2946
In your response, please refer to the above public notice number (CENWP-PM-E-16-01), title, and date. A “no comment” response will be assumed if no response is received prior to or postmarked by the above expiration date.