Prince William Sound Area Plan for State Lands

2007 Amendment:
The Prince William Sound Area Plan was amended on April 3, 2007,  providing land use designations and management intent for 7,840 acres of land in Unit 22, Valdez Arm.

Final Prince William Sound Area Plan Amendment and Land Classification Order, dated 4/3/07, with map. NOTE: the LCO# has been corrected to #SC-88-004A03 in LAS and in the classification log.

1988 Original Plan:
The first link below is for the entire document, which is quite large and may take considerable time to download on certain internet connections. The other links will take you to specific sections or pages for faster downloads.

PDF File of Entire Plan (70 MB) Note: Once this PDF file is open, clicking on items in the Table of Contents will take you to corresponding sections.

Includes: Cover, Errata, Plan Adoption Signatures, Planning Team, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents, List of Tables and Figures, List of Maps, Where to Find It, How to Use This Plan

Chapter 1. Introduction

Includes: Summary of Purpose, Why Plan for Public Land, The Planning Area and Land Ownership, How was the Plan Developed, Public Participation, Summary of Plan Actions, Applicability of the Plan to Units of the Alaska State Park System, Summary of Plan Implementation, Summary of Plan Modification

Chapter 2. Areawide Land Management Policies

Chapter 3. Land Management Policies for Each Management

Includes: Surface and Subsurface Land Use Designations, Resource Management Areas, General Use Areas, Areas Proposed for Legislative Designations, Management Guidelines, Resource Information, Flexibility of the Plan, University Land Settlement

MU 1: College Fiord Map
MU 2: Passage Canal Map
MU 3: Blackstone Bay Map
MU 4: Cochrane Bay Map
MU 5: Port Wells Map
MU 6: Lake George Map
MU 7: Esther Island Map
MU 8: Culross Map
MU 9: Perry Island Map
MU 10: Main Bay Map
MU 11: Port Nellie Juan Map
MU 12: Icy Bay Map
MU 13: Chenega Map
MU 14: Port Bainbridge Map
MU 15: Day Harbor Map
MU 16: Knight Island Map
MU 17: Naked Island Map
MU 18: Eaglek Bay Map
MU 19: Columbia Glacier Map
MU 20: Valdez Mountains Map
MU 21: City of Valdez Map
MU 22: Valdez Arm Map
MU 23: Fidalgo Map
MU 24: Montague Island Map
MU 25: Hinchinbrook Island Map
MU 26: Hawkins Island Map
MU 27: City of Cordova Map
MU 28: Copper River Delta Map
MU 29: Katalla Map

Chapter 4. Implementation

Includes: Introduction, Overlapping Land Selections, Land Exchanges, Cooperative Management Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding, Coordination with Federal Land Management, Coastal Management Coordination, Land Use Classifications, Mineral Orders, Land for Future Municipalities, Areas Proposed for Legislative Designation, Procedures for Plan Modification and Amendment

Chapter 5. Land Selection and Relinquishments

Includes: Introduction, Entitlement Overview, Allowable Selection Purposes, Selection Priority System, Prioritized Land Selections and Relinquishments

Map of Selections and Relinquishments


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