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Acquisition of lands for the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, West Virginia

draft environmental statement

by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Published by The Service in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildlife conservation,
  • Environmental impact analysis

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26633458M
    OCLC/WorldCa5210219

    National Wildlife Refuge. The nation’s th refuge was dedicated in and acres are managed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The land in the northern sector of the valley are protected to remain wild forever. Visitors can enjoy interpretive hikes, 31 miles of year round trails, hunting and fishing opportunities. Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Canaan Valley sits at over 3, feet above sea level, nestled in a valley that hosts species that typically occur at higher latitudes such as Maine and Canada. By monitoring the life cycle events of these species, Refuge staff will better understand the environmental drivers of phenology for these.

    The acre Land’s End Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was established in and expanded in It consists of two tracts of land, the 50 acre Salem Church tract and the acre Land’s End tract, located in southeastern King George County. Land’s End WMA is a mixture of open farmland, woodland and wetlands. Start Preamble AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce the availability of the final comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) for the environmental assessment (EA) for Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge (NWR).

    Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge is one of 72 refuges in the Northeast and one of refuges in the nation. It consists of nea acres in the Allegheny Mountains. The valley’s high elevation and location combine to create a cool, moist climate more typical in . Stakeholder Evaluation for Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge: Completion Report By Natalie Sexton1, Nina Burkardt1, Margaret Earlene Swann1, and Susan Stewart2 Introduction The National Wildlife Refuge System, established in and managed by the U.S. Fish.


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Acquisition of lands for the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, West Virginia by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Download PDF EPUB FB2

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service received funding in to build a new administrative facility at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Tucker County, W.V., which will house the staff of the West Virginia Field Office and the West Virginia Office of Law Enforcement in the future.

For updates on planning and construction, visit our. The revised hunt plan and environmental assessment for the hunt program at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge includes the Service’s analyses of the overall impacts of the hunts on resident wildlife, migratory species, threatened and endangered species, refuge facilities and visitor services, cultural resources, ecosystems, and.

Davis, West Virginia. Community Organization Environmental Conservation Organization. Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Photos. English (US) Español; Français (France) 中文(简体)5/5(29). Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, the nation’s th was established on Augwith 5/5(29). The Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge (CVNWR) in Tucker County, West Virginia, was the th National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) to be established in the United States.

The refuge preserves a moist valley with unique wetlands and uplands at a relatively high elevation in the Allegheny is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).Location: Tucker, West Virginia, United States.

CANAAN VALLEY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Tucker County, West Virginia ANNUAL NARRATIVE REPORTS Calendar Years and Refuge Manager istant Regional Director - ntral/Refuges and Wildlife t Regional Director -IJ 1 ¥ // Dat^ (0 O 9.$ Date /Fisheries. 16,acre refuge conserving the largest high elevation valley east of the Rockies.

miles of roads and trails for hiking, miles for biking or horseback riding and miles of cross-country ski trails. Open to hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, interpretation and education.

species of birds can be viewed on the refuge. Trails open one hour before sunrise and. National wildlife refuges, federal lands managed by the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service, are intended to maintain the ecological diversity of an area for future generations. More than plant species and at least species of vertebrates are known to exist in the Canaan area, including the endangered Virginia northern flying squirrel and the.

Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge is established on August 11 with the purchase of the Harr tract. (Section C.) The Refuge Manager arrives in September. (Section E.) The Beall tract is acquired on October (Section C.) In a lavish ceremony, Canaan Valley is dedicated as the nation's th National Wildlife Refuge on October Canaan Valley (pronounced “Ca-nane”) National Wildlife Refuge prote acres in the Allegheny Mountains in Tucker County, in north central West Virginia.

It rests at 3, feet, making it the highest elevation valley east of the Rockies. Solo Survival: How to Survive Alone in the Wilderness for 1 week --Eastern Woodlands - Duration: Tom McElroy-Wild Survival Recommended for you.

Canaan Valley (locally / k ə ˈ n eɪ n /) is an oval, bowl-like upland valley in northeastern Tucker County, West Virginia, it are extensive wetlands and the headwaters of the Blackwater River which spills out of the valley at Blackwater is a well-known and partially undeveloped scenic attraction and tourist draw, associated with the Canaan Valley Resort Area: 39 sq mi ( km²).

Wildlife Refuge at Canaan Valley. In the central Canaan Valley, the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge prote acres of upland forest and wetlands in the Allegheny Mountains of northeastern West largest part of the refuge is located in Tucker County, east of Davis, WV, though its eastward reaches extend into Grant County.

This wildlife management area is part of the The Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Tucker County, West Virginia. There are no fees required/requested for visiting and for hiking. Much less dramatic than the Dolly Sods area, but highly accessible. We recommend.5/5(15). A barn overlooks the north fork of the Blackwater River in the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge in the Canaan Valley near Davis, West Virginia, in the Allegheny Highlands Region.

Photo by Rick Burgess. Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge: Birds Pamphlet – January 1, by U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE WV (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 1/5(1). Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is CANAAN VAL which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of 3, feet (35 feet lower than Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge).

The Youth Conservation Corps crew at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge on an educational hike to Seneca Rocks, summer (Photo caption: Holly Black.) The YCC program provides opportunities for youth to perform meaningful conservation work while learning about the natural environment, wildlife, and natural resources.

A leaked confidential Dec. 6, memo from Refuge Manager Gene Hocutt to the Region 5 headquarters in Massachusetts discusses "two sets of problems" with a planned new Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge in West Virginia: an excessively large acquisition boundary with "no justification," and "misinformation presented to local people and.

Land of Canaan Resort, Davis: See 88 traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Land of Canaan Resort, ranked #2 of 7 specialty lodging in Davis and rated 4 of 5 at Tripadvisor.4/5(88). Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge is part of the expansive Canaan Valley State Park located in northern West Virginia, along Maryland’s western border.

The refuge has beautiful scenery, trails, paths and parking areas. It’s a fantastic location for. America is home to some of the most beautiful and unique natural wonders in the world.

Whether it’s miles of endless beaches, mountains that meet the sky, or a wildlife refuge, the USA has many hidden gems that most people never know example, the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge located in Davis, West will never know about it, but it is .The first extensive acquisition of public lands in West Virginia began in the s with purchases for the national forests.

The U.S. Forest Service would manage the land for the long-term conservation of their timber, watershed, fish and wildlife resources as well as public recreational benefits such as camping, hiking, hunting and fishing.