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Endangered Species Program

The Endangered Species Program in the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office has the responsibilities for activities specified under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as Amended, for Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Siskiyou, and Trinity Counties, California. The activities include: listing and delisting, recovery actions, Section 7 consultation with Federal agencies, section 10(a)(1)(A) research permits, as well as providing technical assistance to requesting agencies.

Click here to access our species list generator for determining whether there are listed species within an area of interest for projects within the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office jurisdiction.

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Endangered Species Act Listing Link
Plant and Animal Species Information Link
The Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office collects and maintains information on listed species that live in Del Norte, western Siskiyou, Humboldt, Trinity, and coastal Mendocino Counties, including legal status, survey and.. MORE-->
Plant and Animal Species Information Link
Endangered Species Act Listing Link
The Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office, an “Ecological Services” field office of the Fish and Wildlife Service, participates in the process of listing species under section 4 of the Endangered Species Act, or ESA. MORE-->
Consultation Link

Consultation Photo Link

One of the primary roles of the Ecological Services staff in the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office includes consultation with other Federal agencies on their projects that may affect species listed under ESA. MORE-->
Recovery Link
Recovery photo link
One of the key goals of the Endangered Species Act is to recover species in the native ecosystems to the point where protections of the Endangered Species Act are no longer needed. MORE-->
Habitat Conservation Planning Link

HCP Photo Link

In the 1982 amendments to the Endangered Species Act, Congress established a mechanism under section 10(a)(1)(B) authorizing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries Service to issue to non-Federal entities a permit for the "incidental take" of endangered and threatened wildlife species. MORE-->
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Last updated: September 15, 2011