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Oregon and Washington: Management Plan Includes Hunting on the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge

Friday, March 12, 2010

The Fish and Wildlife Service has released a plan to guide management actions for the next 15 years on the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge, a 6,000 acre refuge along the Columbia River in southwestern Washington and northwestern Oregon

The refuge was established to protect habitat for the endangered Columbian white-tailed deer.  The preferred management approach calls for opening Crims and Price Islands to waterfowl hunting.  One other option would open those islands to waterfowl hunting, but close a small portion of Steamboat Slough to hunting. 

Public comments can be submitted until Monday, March 29 and emailed to FW1PlanningComments@fws.gov.  The plan can be viewed at http://www.fws.gov/willapa.  For further information please call 360-484-3482.  The Service needs to receive support for opening the refuge to hunting.  Anti-hunters can be counted on to pressure the Service against it. 

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