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Prime Hook Refuge to hold public meeting May 8

Facility invites input on accessibility and accommodations for disabled
April 23, 2013

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is in the process of conducting an Americans with Disabilities Act self-evaluation and transition plan. Areas to be evaluated include facility accessibility, accommodations for individuals with disabilities, refuge programs and public uses.

Individuals who would like to provide input are invited to attend a public meeting at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday May 8, at 11978 Turkle Pond Road, Milton.

Individuals with disabilities, community members, employees and other interested individuals who wish to participate in the evaluation are encouraged to attend. Their comments and opinions are important to the refuge and will provide valuable information regarding how Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge can better accommodate individuals with disabilities.

If planning to attend, contact Art Coppola, refuge manager, at 302-684-8419, fax 302-684-8504 or email fw5rw_phnwr@fws.gov with questions or comments. To provide comments in writing, submit them to 11978 Turkle Pond Road, Milton.

Information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act can be obtained from Coppola.

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law 101-336, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.  For more information go to www.fws.gov.