Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Rule Rule 635-105-0030
Program Implementation


The Department will prepare a series of individual site-specific management plans in cooperation with land management agencies to address immediate survival needs and longer term sustained recovery of the western snowy plover.


Pursuant to ORS 496.182 (Protection and conservation programs)(2), state agencies shall consult and cooperate with the Department to determine whether or not proposed actions are consistent with the Western Snowy Plover Conservation Program before authorizing or providing direct financial assistance for any action on land owned or leased by the state, or for which the state holds a recorded easement:


When a site-specific management plan exists, the proposed action and ongoing actions shall be consistent with the plan and the Western Snowy Plover Conservation Program;


On lands containing suitable habitat over which the state has legal jurisdiction within the following beach areas, when no site-specific management plan exists, the action agency in consultation with the Department shall determine whether or not the proposed action has the potential to appreciably reduce the likelihood of the survival or recovery of the western snowy plover:


Columbia River — Necanicum River;


Nehalem Spit;


Bayocean Spit;


Netarts Spit;


Sand Lake Spit;


Nestucca Spit;


Neskowin Beach;


Siletz Spit;


South Beach, Newport;


Alsea Spit;


Heceta Head — Siuslaw River;


Siuslaw River — Siltcoos River;


Siltcoos River — Tahkenitch;


Tahkenitch — Threemile;


Threemile — Umpqua River;


Umpqua River — Tenmile Spit;


Tenmile Spit;


Tenmile Creek — Horsfall Road;


Horsfall Road — Coos Bay;


Whiskey Run — Coquille River (Bullards Beach);


Bandon State Park — New River;


New River — Floras Lake;


Euchre Creek; and


Pistol River.

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