The USFWS was forced to Suspend the Bandon Marsh Expansion
November 2010 - CCP process initiated and Planning Update 1
November-December 2010 - Public scoping meetings
November 2011 - Public review and comment on preliminary draft
alternatives and public meetings on the preliminary draft alternatives
February 2012 - Bandon Marsh NWR Land Protection Planning study separated from
Refuge's CCP process
September 17, 2012 - Draft CCP/EAs released to the public and public review/comment
October 22, 2012 - Public review/comment period on Draft
December 21, 2012 - Findings of No Significant Impact
(FONSIs) signed by the Service's Pacific Region Regional Director
May 2013 - Final CCPs released to the public
Winter 2013 - Release and public review/comment
on Draft LPP/Environmental Assessment
- Additional opportunities for public involvement
Schedule dates are tentative and subject to change as the planning process progresses.
Maps of the planned expansion for the Bandon Marsh
STOP THE BANDON MARSH EXPANSION!
If you want to help us stop this land grab by the USF&WS, then you need to write an email or letter addressed to all the congressman and senators in the committees on federal lands in both houses of congress.
Click the link for the Natural Resources Committee in the US House of Congress.
Important Players in The Bandon Marsh Expansion:
South Coast Refuge Office