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Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Division of Mining, Land and Water

Area Plans
Bristol Bay Area Plan

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Area Plan Downloads

(Adopted April 2005, Revised September 2013)

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.

Chapter 1 - Introduction PDF

Includes: Introduction and Background / Summary of Purpose of the Plan / Description of the Planning Area / Submerged Lands, Tidelands, Uplands and Shorelands as Described in This Plan / Planning Area / How the Plan is Organized / Why This Plan was Developed and Why the Plan was Revised / The Mandate / 2013 Plan Amendment and Determination of Classification / What the Plan Will Do / How This Plan is Used / Public Participation as Related to the Planning Process / Process of Plan Preparation / Who Developed the Plan? / Uses and Resources Within the Planning Area / What the Plan Won't Do / Planning Period / Summary of Plan Actions / Management Intent / Land Use Designations / Management Guidelines / Classifications / Summary of Plan Implementation and Modification

Chapter 3 - Land Use Designations and Management Policies for Planning Regions and Management Units PDF
Introduction PDF

Includes: Introduction / Organization of Chapter 3 / Land Use Designations and Management Intent Planning Tools / Designations Used in This Plan / Land Use Designations and Minerals / Management Intent / Management Guidelines / Duration and Flexibility of Plan / Glossary / Plan Structure / Plan Regions / Management Units / Region Descriptions / Region Plan Maps / Land Status Depicted In Plan Maps / Resource Allocation Table / Description of the Planning Area / Background / State Lands / Acreage / Access / Physical Features: Uplands / Hydrology / Resources and Uses: Uplands / Physical Features: Tidelands / Local and Federal Plans / Local Comprehensive Plans and District Coastal Zone Management Plans / State Management Plans / Federal Management Plans: National Wildlife Refuges, Katmai National Park and Preserve, and Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve / Management Summary / Uplands / Tidelands

Map 3-1: Planning Area, Regions, and General Land Status PDF Region 2: Kuskokwim, Kanektok, and Goodnews PDF Map 3-2: Region 2 PDF Region 3: Togiak, Igushik PDF Map 3-3: Region 3 PDF Region 5: Dillingham, Snake Lake, Nushagak Bay PDF Map 3-5: Region 5 PDF Region 6: Nushagak, Mulchatna PDF Map 3-6: Region 6 PDF Region 7: Upper Mulchatna and Upper Hoholitna PDF Map 3-7: Region 7 PDF Region 8: Lake Clark, Newhalen PDF Map 3-8: Region 8 PDF Region 9: Eastern Iliamna Lake PDF Map 3-9: Region 9 PDF Region 10: Western Iliamna Lake, Kvichak River PDF Map 3-10: Region 10 PDF Region 11: Bristol Bay Borough Area PDF Map 3-11: Region 11 PDF Region 12: Egegik, Becharof PDF Map 3-12: Region 12 PDF Region 13: Ugashik Lakes PDF Map 3-13: Region 13 PDF Region 14: Ugashik Bay Area PDF Map 3-14: Region 14 PDF Region 15: Cinder River, King Salmon River PDF Map 3-15: Region 15 PDF Region 16: Port Heiden PDF Map 3-16: Region 16 PDF Region 17: Chignik, Perryville PDF Map 3-17: Region 17 PDF Region 18: Cape Seniavin, Seal Islands PDF Map 3-18: Region 18 PDF Region 19: Herendeen Bay, Port Moller and Shumagin Islands PDF Map 3-19: Region 19 PDF Region 21: Nelson Lagoon, Moffet Lagoon PDF Map 3-21: Region 21 PDF Region 22: Lower Alaska Peninsula ‐ Unimak & Krenitzin Islands PDF Map 3-22: Region 22 PDF Navigable Rivers and Lakes PDF
Chapter 4 - Implementation and Recommendations PDF

Includes: Introduction / State Land Classification / Relationship of Land Use Designations in the Plan to State Land Classifications / Public Trust Doctrine / Surface Leasing / Classification Order / Special Use Designations / Applicability of Plan Designations / Classifications to State Lands not Identified in the Plan Text or Plan Maps / Survivor Designations and Classifications / Alaska Coastal Management Program / Municipal Entitlement / State Land Selections, ANILCA Topfiled Lands, and Public Land Orders / State Land Selections / ANILCA Topfiled Lands / Public Land Orders / Coordination with Federal Land Management / Mineral and Leasehold Location Orders / Proposed Additions to the State Park System / Coordination with Nushagak & Mulchatna Rivers Recreation Management Plan / Types of Plan Changes

Appendices PDF

Includes: Glossary / Land Classification Order No. SC-04-002A02 / Land Classification Order No. SC-04-002 / Municipal Selections in the Planning Area / Index

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