This booklet provides information for citizen stewards and
landowners, who embody President Bush’s vision of cooperative
conservation— a vision built upon innovation, local ideas, inspiration
and incentives, and on- the- ground...
A Texas Cattle Rancher Who “ Became a Believer”
“ We’re just ‘ wildlifing’ it all over the place, and we’re
happy to do it,” Bob Long said. Long is enhancing
habitat on his 550- acre property to benefit the Houston
Species Status categories:
at- risk species — species of plants and animals that are
Federal candidate species and those that the Service
has not identified as candidate species, but are facing
threat( s) and are potential...
Conservation; Species of concern; Land development; Endangered species;
The Conservation Plan/Agreement. The foundation of the approach is a comprehensive plan or agreement for conservation of the species, including measures to address threats to the species on both Federal and non-Federal lands. Because the...
The primary goal of PDM is to monitor the species to ensure the status does not deteriorate, and if a substantial decline in the species (numbers of individuals or populations) or an increase in threats is detected, to take measures to halt the...
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.
This handbook was primarily developed to aid FWS and NMFS biologists implementing the section 7 consultation process. The purpose of the handbook is to provide information and guidance on the various consultation processes outlined in the...
Endangered species; Habitat conservation; Human impacts; Wildlife management;
This is a fact sheet describing safe harbor agreements with assurances for private landowners. It explains the purpose of the agreements and the process a landowner must follow in order to enter and maintain such an agreement.
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...
Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Tourism;
This is a booklet describing laws pertinent to the importation and exportation of endangered animals--alive or dead--and animal parts and products. It includes contact information for obtaining more specific information on the subject.