About this Collection

This library contains documents relating to the Show Pool Shelter decision at Seney National Wildlife Refuge. Included are the environmental assessment, finding of no significant impact, and other supporting documents.

Seney National Wildlife Refuge is updating the Show Pool Shelter along M-77 to address structural deficiencies and improve functionality for visitors. These actions aim to reduce future vandalism, and other inappropriate uses, and make a more usable space for visitors. These improvements will also reduce the long-term maintenance costs. Project implementation plans and timeline are currently being developed.

We are looking to complete structural improvements to a historic shelter known as the Show Pool Shelter. The general purpose of this action is to give consideration of potential adverse impacts to the historical integrity of the structure structure
Something temporarily or permanently constructed, built, or placed; and constructed of natural or manufactured parts including, but not limited to, a building, shed, cabin, porch, bridge, walkway, stair steps, sign, landing, platform, dock, rack, fence, telecommunication device, antennae, fish cleaning table, satellite dish/mount, or well head.

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that needs structural repairs, improve opportunities for wildlife observation, improve visitor experience, reduce unauthorized use inside the structure and consider the appropriateness of the architecture inspired from Native American culture. We have been awarded funding from the Great American Outdoors Act Great American Outdoors Act
This landmark conservation law, enacted in 2020, authorizes the use of up to $1.9 billion a year in energy development revenues for five years for needed maintenance to facilities and infrastructure in our wildlife refuges, national parks, forests, recreation areas and American Indian schools.

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in support of this action.

Show Pool Shelter Improvement Project - Great American Outdoors Act