Conservation Plans and Agreements

Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances

Data Definitions

Eastern massasauga rattlesnake CCAA for Lower Chippewa River Bottoms, WI
USFWS Region(s)
USFWS Field Office(s)
Green Bay Ecological Services Field Office
TE 20323A-0
Involved Agency
  • Date Information
  • Date Assistance Initiated
    Date Application Received
    No info
    Date of Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS
    Date Noticed in Federal Register
    No info
    Date Permit Issued
    Date Application Withdrawn
    Date Permit Expired
    Date Permit Denied
    Date Permit Suspended
    Date Permit Revoked
  • Area Description Information
  • Location
    Tiffany Wildlife Area (Tiffany)located just upstream on the Chippewa River from its confluence with the Mississippi River in Buffalo and Pepin Counties,Wisconsin. Tiffany is comprised of 13,041 acres, with 10,008 acres in Buffalo County and 3,033 acres in Pepin County.
  • Massasauga (=rattlesnake), eastern - (Sistrurus catenatus)
    Current ESA Status: PT
    ESA Status at time of signing: none

  • Habitat
    Tiffany is a diverse floodplain complex consisting of open and closed canopy natural communities, as well as numerous sloughs and lakes which reflects the areas´┐Ż geomorphic complexity. Subtle differences in elevation are marked by significant differences in vegetation and hydrologic conditions. Vegetative communities range from emergent wetlands (sedge and fresh wet meadows and shallow marshes) to shrub-carr communities dominated by alder or willow to lowland hardwood forest of varying age structures. There are several small dry sand prairies scattered about in Tiffany.
  • Wisconsin
  • Size (Total Area Covered, by State)
  • 26082 acres (Wisconsin)
  • Enrolled Size (Total Area Enrolled, by State)
    Data not available
    Encompassed Planning Area? (by state)
  • No
  • Acreage Protected
    No info
    Acreage Created/Enhanced/Restored
    No info
    Acreage Adversely Affected
    No info
  • Other Information
  • Applicant Type
    state agency
    Land Use
    10 years, 0 months
    Reporting Frequency
    annually; due 3/31 of each year.
    Report Received Date(s)
    No info
    Effectiveness of Agreement on ESA/Candidate Status
    Not yet determined
    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge -Winona District is a cooperator; the Nelson-Trevino Research Natural Area (NTRNA)is adjacent to the land covered by the CCAA.
    FWS Contact
    No info
    WO Copy of Agreement
    No info
    Monitoring Notes
    No info
    Additional Notes
    No info
    Plan/Agreement Documents
    No info
    Federal Register Documents
    No info

    Report generated on: February 14, 2016
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