SEC. 2. (a) FINDINGS.—The Congress finds and declares that—
(1) various species of fish, wildlife, and plants in the United States have
been rendered extinct as a consequence of economic growth and development
untempered by adequate concern and...
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.
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.