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...
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...
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.
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...
North American Waterfowl Management Plan Oral history interviews with Harvey Nelson, Rollie Sparrowe, Dick Hopper, and George Finney. The first part of this transcript is individual interviews with Mr.s Nelson, Sparrowe, and Hopper, and are...
Karner Blue – A Butterfly Captivates Wisconsin
“ Instead of hearing, ‘ I don’t have that butterfly on
my property,’ I hear, ‘ How can I get some of that wild
lupine seed?’ ‘ You should see the lupine patch
I have going!’ or ‘...
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...