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    • Habitat conservation plans: Section 10 of the Endangered Species Act

    • Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Planning; Work of the Service;
    • This contains frequently asked questions about Section 10 of the Endangered Species Act. An incidental take permit is required when non-Federal activities will result in “take” of threatened or endangered wildlife. A habitat conservation plan...
    • National bald eagle management guidelines

    • Document; Management; Planning; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife management; Raptors;
    • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) developed these National Bald Eagle Management Guidelines to advise landowners, land managers, and others who share public and private lands with bald eagles when and under what circumstances the...
    • National Bald Eagle management guidelines

    • Wildlife management; Work of the Service; Writing; Raptors; Legislation;
    • The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (Eagle Act) and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The MBTA and the Eagle Act protect bald eagles from a variety of harmful actions and impacts....
    • Habitat conservation plans under the Endangered Species Act

    • Ecosystem recovery; Endangered species; Congressional operations; Policies; Recovered; Policies
    • Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs) under section 10(a)(1)(B) of the Act (ESA) provide for partnerships with non-Federal parties to conserve the ecosystems upon which listed species depend, ultimately contributing to their recovery.
    • ESA basics: 40 years of conserving endangered species

    • Endangered species; Threatened species; Plants; Recovered;
    • When Congress passed the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in 1973, it recognized that our rich natural heritage is of “esthetic, ecological, educational, recreational, and scientific value to our Nation and its people.” It further expressed concern...
    • History of the Endangered Species Act of 1973

    • Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); History; Recovered;
    • Congress passed the Endangered Species Preservation Act in 1966, providing a means for listing native animal species as endangered and giving them limited protection. The Departments of Interior, Agriculture, and Defense were to seek to...
    • Critical habitat: what is it?

    • Endangered species;
    • When a species is proposed for listing as endangered or threatened under the Endangered Species Act (Act), we must consider whether there are areas of habitat we believe are essential to the species’ conservation. Those areas may be...
    • Consultations with federal agencies: Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act

    • Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Policies; Work of the Service; Human impacts;
    • This is a fact sheet describing the requirements of federal agencies under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act to ensure their activities in no way adversely affect any endangered or threatened species, or any species proposed for the...
    • Candidate conservation agreements

    • Endangered species; Threatened species; Plants; Mammals;
    • What the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) considers candidate species are those plants and animals that are candidates for listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). These are species for which the FWS has enough information regarding...
    • What Is the difference between endangered and threatened?

    • Endangered species; Employees (USFWS); Habitat conservation; Habitat restoration; Proposed Endangered; Proposed Threatened;
    • The Federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Act) describes two categories of declining species of plants and animals that need the Act’s protections – endangered species and threatened species – and provides these definitions: ENDANGERED -...
    • Conservation profiles: landowners help imperiled wildlife

    • Work of the Service; Conservation; Land development; Landscape conservation; Policies;
    • The purpose of this brochure is to introduce some of the landowners who are using two innovative conservation tools: Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. Although these tools only came into use within the...
    • Butterflies benefit from statewide habitat conservation plan (HCP)

    • Endangered species; Conservation; Connecting people with nature; Insects; Policies; Work of the Service;
    • An article in the Endangered Species Bulletin July/August 2000 Vol. XXV No. 4, by Lisa Mandell explains how endangered Karner blue butterflies (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in Wisconsin will be protected by the first comprehensive statewide...
    • Endangered species listing program

    • Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Policies; Threatened species; Work of the Service
    • This article in the Endangered Species Bulletin November/December, Vol. XXIV no. 6. explains how a species becomes listed under the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act of 1973 gives the Secretary of the Interior responsibility for...
    • Critical habitat: what is it?

    • Habitat conservation; Endangered species; Threatened species; Habitat restoration; Habitat fragmentation;
    • Critical habitat is the specific areas within the geographic area, occupied by the species at the time it was listed, that contain the physical or biological features that are essential to the conservation of endangered and threatened species and...

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