Species List Generators

The Sacramento FWS office maintains a database of all the endangered species in our area. Use the tools below to find the technical information that you need. All of these tools will open in a separate window for your convenience.

General Species List Generator

Quad Finder

Regional Species List Generator

National Forest Species List Generator

Conservation Plans & Strategies

Our office works with local communities to develop Conservation Management Plans and Strategies. These are long-term programs intended to mitigate adverse impacts on protected species in balance with the needs of the communities affected.

East Alameda Conservation Strategy

Santa Rosa Plain Conservation Strategy

GIS Map Data

We provide mapping data to help county planners and project developers seeking precise geospatial data in our jurisdiction.

Conservation Bank Service Areas

Critical Habitat Data Page

Critical Habitat Mapper (National)


Critical Habitat

When a species is listed, we designate critical habitat, specific geographic areas that contains features essential for the conservation of a threatened or endangered species and that may require special management and protection.

Critical Habitat Maps

National Critical Habitat Mapper

Species with Critical Habitat in the U.S.

Critical Habitat Data (for GIS use)


Federal agencies work with us to conserve listed species by ensuring that their activities are not likely to jeopardize their existence or adversely modify designated critical habitats.

Consultation Handbook

Other Consultation Documents

Action Area


Biological Opinions

Programmatic Consultations

Section 7 FAQs

Permits, Plans & Protocols

When projects require federal permits, we work with our sister agencies and applicants to ensure their projects consider the needs of wildlife. We also assist researchers who require permits to study wildlife.

Habitat Conservation Plans


Survey Protocols and Other Guidelines

Conservation Banking

A conservation bank is a market enterprise that offers landowners incentives to protect habitats of listed species, candidates, and other species at-risk. Developers can purchase credits to offset the impacts of their projects on those species.

Area Bank List

Annual Monitoring Reports Checklist

Bank Conservation Easement

Bank Sponsors Instructions

Conservation Credits Sale Agreement

Mitigation Bank Enabling Instrument

Long-term Management Plan

Property Assessment and Warranty

Subordination Agreement


Recovery Planning

Service biologists work with outside species experts and other interested parties to develop Recovery Plans for threatened and endangered species.

Area Recovery Plans:

Recovery Permits

Research Needs in Support of Recovery Plans