Long Term Conservation Strategy for the Marbled Murrelet
   

Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement - September 2018

NOTICE: Information published in the Federal Register on September 7 regarding submission of comments for this RDEIS was incorrect. To submit comments, follow the link below (preferred). If submitting via postal mail, send your comments to the SEPA Center at PO Box 47015, Olympia, WA 98504-7015.
 

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PUBLIC COMMENTING PORTAL

Please note: The original comment period of September 7, 2018 - November 6, 2018 by 5:00 PM has been extended until December 6, 2018 by 5:00 PM, and the following new information is available:
 
 
SEPA Cover Memo
Complete Revised Draft EIS (not including appendices)
 
Revised Draft EIS in sections
Opening Pages (Cover, Commissioner's Letter, Fact Sheet, Table of Contents)
Chapter 1, Introduction
Chapter 2, The Alternatives
Chapter 3, Affected Environment
Chapter 4, Environmental Consequences
Chapter 5, Cumulative Effects
Chapter 6, Literature Cited
Chapter 7, Key Definitions
 
Appendices
Appendix A, Scoping Report
Appendix B, Analytical Framework Focus Paper
Appendix C, Population Viability Analysis (Peery and Jones 2016)
Appendix D, Occupied Sites Focus Paper
Appendix E, P-stage Focus Paper
Appendix F, Maps of Marbled Murrelet Conservation Areas by Alternative
Appendix G, LTFC Focus Paper
Appendix H, Potential Impacts and Mitigation Focus Paper
Appendix I, 2007 and 2009 Concurrence Letters
Appendix J, Fish Distribution in the Analysis Area
Appendix K, Rare Plants in LTFC
Appendix L, Wildlife Species and Associated Habitats in the Analysis Area
Appendix M, Data and Assumptions Used in Socioeconomics Analysis
Appendix N, Distribution List
Appendix O, Data Updates
Appendix P, Sustainable Harvest Draft Financial Analysis
 
Proposed Amendment to the State Trust Lands Habitat Conservation Plan
Amendment Appendix C, Background Reports/Supporting Documents
 
 
PUBLIC MEETINGS
October 9, 2018 - Forks
Rainforest Arts Center
35 North Forks Avenue
6:00 - 8:00 pm   
October 15, 2018 - Seattle
Ballard Library Meeting Room
5614 22nd Avenue NW
5:00 - 7:00 pm
October 11, 2018 - Cathlamet                  
River Street Meeting Room
25 River Street
6:00 - 8:00 pm
October 17, 2018 - Burlington
Burlington Public Library Rotary Community Meeting Room
820 East Washington Avenue
6:30 - 8:30 pm
 
Marbled Murrelet Webinar: TBA.
Link will be available at https://www.dnr.wa.gov/mmltcs 

Draft Environmental Impact Statement Completed  

Note that the comment period for this DEIS was extended to March 9, 2017.
 
Draft EIS in sections
Opening Pages (Cover, Commissioner's Letter, Fact Sheet, Table of Contents)
Chapter 1, Introduction
Chapter 2, The Alternatives
Chapter 3, Affected Environment
Chapter 4, Environmental Consequences
Chapter 5, Cumulative Effects
Chapter 6, Literature Cited
Chapter 7, Key Definitions
 
Appendices
Appendix A, Scoping Report
Appendix B, Analytical Framework Focus Paper
Appendix C, Population Viability Analysis (Peery and Jones 2016)
Appendix D, Occupied Sites Focus Paper
Appendix E, P-stage Focus Paper
Appendix F, Maps of Marbled Murrelet Conservation Areas by Alternative
Appendix G, LTFC Focus Paper
Appendix H, Potential Impacts and Mitigation Focus Paper
Appendix I, 2007 and 2009 Concurrence Letters
Appendix J, Fish Distribution in the Analysis Area
Appendix K, Rare Plants in LTFC
Appendix L, Wildlife Species and Associated Habitats in the Analysis Area
Appendix M, Data and Assumptions Used in Socioeconomics Analysis
Appendix N, Distribution List
 

 

PUBLIC MEETINGS

 January 10, 2017 - Sedro Woolley          
 NW Region Office - NW Conference Center    
 919 N. Township Street
 6:00 - 8:00 pm
 January 17, 2017 - Port Angeles
 Port Angeles High School - Commons/Lunch Room
 304 E. Park Avenue 
 6:00 - 8:00 pm
 January 12, 2017 - Seattle
 Whitman Middle School - Auditorium
 9201 15th Avenue NW
 6:00 - 8:00 pm
 January 19, 2017 - Cathlamet 
 Julius A. Wendt Elementary School - Multipurpose Room
 265 S. 3rd Street
 6:00 - 8:00 pm
 
Marbled Murrelet Webinar:
January 24, 2017, 2:00 - 3:00. Link will be available at: www.dnr.wa.gov/mmltcs 
 

 

Phase 2 Scoping Completed

Phase 2 scoping materials present alternative concepts that represent distinct conservation approaches to a long-term conservation strategy, each of which would be consistent with the approved Need, Purpose and Objectives. A No Action concept will also be presented. These conceptual alternatives and the No Action are described in the phase 2 scoping notice. Scoping comment period to close July 1, 2013.
 
Scoping Notice (1395KB  PDF)
 

Phase 1 Scoping Completed

Cover Memo (20KB  PDF)
Scoping Notice (2215KB  PDF)
Maps (1994KB  PDF)
Board Approved Need Purpose and Objectives (181KB  PDF)
 
For more information, please visit the program site at: http://www.dnr.wa.gov/mmltcs