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Columbian White-tailed Deer
Translocation Project Public
Meeting
The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) proposes to fund the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service to move 50 Columbian white-tailed deer from an island in the Columbia River
(Tenasillahe Island) to conservation lands in Columbia County, OR (a 935-acre parcel
called the Columbia Stock Ranch). The United States holds a conservation easement,
which BPA manages, to ensure that the habitat values on the property are always protected.
A draft Environmental Assessment
(EA), which describes the anticipated
Open House Public Meeting
impacts to natural and human resources
Thursday March 21, 2019
and identifies mitigation measures to
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
avoid or minimize impacts, was released
Columbia River PUD’s Community Room
for public comment between October
64001 Columbia River Highway
and November 2018. BPA would now
Deer
Island, OR 97054
like to invite you to an open-house
public meeting to discuss the comments
received on the draft EA. This public meeting was originally scheduled to occur in January
2019 but had to be pushed back due to the federal government shutdown.
A description of the project, a map and information describing the environmental review
process under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) are available at www.bpa.
gov/goto/CWTDtranslocation.
For more information, contact BPA project manager Jason Karnezis at (503) 2303098 or jpkarnezis@bpa.gov. You can also call 800-622-4519 toll free. Please refer to the
Columbian White-tailed Deer Translocation project.

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