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Comprehensive Conservation Plan

Moapa Valley CCP Public Meeting


Current Status

The Desert NWR Complex CCP/EIS review officially starts Friday, July 11, 2008.  Comments will be accepted through Sept 9, 2008 (60 days).

View the Draft CCP/EIS Online Here:

Some files are large, please allow for file download time. (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view).

Summary Volume 1 Volume 2
Summary (1.5 MB) Intro / Chapter 1 (2.41 MB) Appendix A - E (818 KB)
  Chapter 2 (254 KB) Appendix F (303 KB)
  Chapter 3 (4.93 MB) Appendix G (2.6 MB)
  Chapter 4 (5.49 MB) Appendix H (351 KB)
  Chapter 5 (673 KB) Appendix I (6.19 MB)
  PDFChapter 6 (176 KB) Appendix J-K (125 KB)
    Appendix L (2.2 MB)

NOTE: The above files are segmented to facilitate faster online viewing. To download the complete high resolution volumes to your computer for offline viewing, right click (or apple C for Mac) on the following links and choose "save target as" to save the file to your computer.

Summary (1.5 MB) Volume 1 (12.9 MB) Volume 2 (12.1 MB)

Public Meeting Date/Time/Locations

Monday, August 4, 6-8 pm:

Desert Complex Office

4701 N. Torrey Pines Dr.

Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday, August 5, 1130 am-130 pm:

Amargosa Valley Multipurpose Building

821 E. Farm Rd.

Amargosa Valley, NV

Tuesday, August 5, 6-8 pm:

Bob Ruud Community Center, B Room

150 N. Highway 160

Pahrump, NV

Wednesday, August 6, 130-330 pm:

Clark County Government Building, Training Room 1

500 S. Grand Central Pkwy

Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday, August 6, 6-8 pm:

Overton Community Center

320 N. Moapa Valley Blvd.

Overton, NV

Thursday, August 7, 6-8 pm:

Alamo Annex Building

100 South 1st West

Alamo, NV

Project Contact

Mark Pelz
Chief, Refuge Planning
Region 8
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
2800 Cottage Way,  Room W-1832
Sacramento, CA 95825-1846
916-414-6500 (phone)
916-414-6497 (fax)


Interagency CCP Meeting


A Notice of Intent (NOI) for the Desert NWR Complex to prepare a Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and associated Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been printed in the Federal Register. You may view and/or download a copy of the NOI from this site. In order to view/download the file, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, free software which allows you to view and print the file.


A draft copy of the scoping report is now available for viewing/downloading.
Draft Scoping Report (1 mb)


Planning updates are now available for viewing/downloading. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view/download the file. Click on links below. Updates will open in a new window.
Planning Update #1 (1.9mb)
Planning Update #2 (1.8mb)
Planning Update #3 (233kb)
Planning Update #4 (1.8mb)
Planning Update #5 (908kb)


Draft EA-Visitor Facilities (3.9mb)

Last updated: July 28, 2008