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Endangered Species Act Document Library

Whether you are looking for a specific document pertaining to species listing, sections of the Endangered Species Act, or anything else related to Endangered Species policy, you can find it right here in the ESA document library.

Endangered Species Act

The Endangered Species Act (actual Act in its entirety) [180KB]
History [244KB]
ESA Basics - Summary of the Act [206KB]
Glossary [60KB]

 

Endangered Species Bulletin

Current issue

 

Laws & Policies

General Regulations and Policies
Definition of "Harm" (64 FR 607277, November 8, 1999) [44KB]
Notice of Intent to Clarify the Role of Habitat in Endangered Species Conservation (64 FR 31871, June 14, 1999) [44KB]
Notice of Intent to Clarify the Role of Habitat in Endangered Species Conservation (64 FR 31871, June 14, 1999) [44KB]

Expenditure Reports
2012 Expenditure Report [8.9MB]
2011 Expenditure Report [7.1MB]
2010 Expenditure Report [2.7MB]
2009 Expenditure Report [3.3MB]
2008 Expenditure Report [5.79MB]
2007 Expenditure Report [5.7MB]
2005/2006 Expenditure Report [4.8MB]
2004 Expenditure Report [15.7MB]
2003 Expenditure Report [2.3MB]
2002 Expenditure Report [2.6MB]
2001 Expenditure Report [2.7MB]
1998-2000 Summary [132KB]
2000 Expenditure Report [2.2MB]
2000 Expenditure Report - Appendix A [22MB]
2000 Expenditure Report - Appendix B [260KB]
1999 Expenditure Report [2.1MB]
1999 Expenditure Report - Appendix A [23.5MB]
1999 Expenditure Report - Appendix B [232KB]
1998 Expenditure Report [2.1MB]
1998 Expenditure Report - Appendix A [40MB]
1998 Expenditure Report - Appendix B [232KB]
1997 Expenditure Report [16.1MB]
1996 Expenditure Report [10.5MB]

2008 Review of ESA Decisions Related to Deputy Assistant Secretary McDonald
USFWS Letter to Congressman Rahall [372KB]
News Release [40KB]
Frequently Asked Questions [32KB]
Memorandum from Director Hall [84KB]
Email Correspondence from Director Hall Regarding Discussion on Use of Science [88KB]
Memo from Deputy Secretary Scarlett to Director Hall Requesting Review of Decisions [24KB]
Memo from Region 1 Responding to Request for Review [136KB]
Memo from CNO Responding to Request for Review [108KB]
Memo from Region 2 Responding to Request for Review [116KB]
Memo from Region 3 Responding to Request for Review [20KB]
Memo from Region 4 Responding to Request for Review [100KB]
Memo from Region 5 Responding to Request for Review [96KB]
Memo from Region 6 Responding to Request for Review [240KB]
Memo from Region 7 Responding to Request for Review [24KB]
Memo from Director Hall to Deputy Secretary Scarlett with Recommendations for Decisions to Review [152KB]
Email from Deputy Secretary Scarlett Responding to Director Hall's Memo [20KB]
July 19 2007 Memo from Region 1 to Director Hall Clarifying Their Submission [56KB]
July 20 2007 Memo from Director Hall to Deputy Secretary Scarlett Advising Her of Region 1's Clarification [44KB]

 

Species

General

Listing a Species as Threatened or Endangered (Section 4 of ESA) [328KB]
Delisting a Species (Section 4 of ESA) [192KB]
Recovery On-Line Activity Reporting (ROAR) Frequently Asked Questions [96KB]
What Is the Difference Between Endangered and Threatened? [122KB]
Why Save Endangered Species? [1.1MB]

Fact Sheets
American Alligator [284KB]
Brown Pelican [184KB]
Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel [196KB]
Ocelot [156KB]
Polar Bear [192KB]
Red-cockaded Woodpecker [1.1MB]
West Indian Manatee [704KB]

 

Candidate Conservation

General
Candidate Conservation Agreements Fact Sheet [300KB]
Candidate Species Fact Sheet [567KB]
Cave Beetle Fact Sheet [376KB]
CCA and CCAA Guidance Document [48KB]
Guidance on Listing Priority Numbers (1983) [844KB]
Policy for Evaluation of Conservation Efforts When Making Listing Decisions [112KB]

Policies
Using Existing Tools to Expand Cooperative Conservation for Candidate Species Across Federal and Non-Federal Lands  [44KB]
Candidate Notice of Review [400KB]
Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances; Revisions to the Regulations (69 FR 24084; May 3, 2004)  [56KB]
Guidance for the Establishment, Use, and Operation of Conservation Banks (68 FR 24753, May 8 2003) [170KB]
Final Policy for Evaluation of Conservation Efforts When Making Listing Decisions (68 FR 15100, March 28, 2003)  [109KB]
Final Policy for Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (64 FR 32726, June 17, 1999) 76KB]
Safe Harbors and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances - Regulations (64 FR 32705, June 17, 1999) [84KB]
Draft Handbook for Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances and Enhancement of Survival Permit Processing (68 FR 37170, June 23, 2003)  [65KB]
Draft Handbook for Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances - June 2003  [422KB]
Guidance for the Establishment, Use, and Operation of Conservation Banks - Notice (68 FR 24753, May 8 2003)  [47KB]
Response to Public Comments on Amending General Permitting Regulations Relating to Habitat Conservation Plans, Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements With Assurances (66 FR 6483, January 22, 2001)  [91KB]

Candidate Notices of Review
November 2013 [574KB]
November 2012
October 2011 [423KB]
November 2010 [422KB]
November 2009 [408KB]
December 2008 [400KB]
December 2007 [460KB]
September 2006 [480KB]
May 2005 [420KB]
May 2004 [192KB]
June 2002 [168KB]
October 2001 [212KB]

Landowner Tools
Tools for Helping Imperiled Wildlife on Private Lands Brochure [1.76MB]
Conservation Profiles: Landowners Help Imperiled Wildlife Brochure [1.84MB]
What You Can Do to Help Wildlife and Plants [220KB]

 

Consultations

General
Fact Sheet [196KB]

Policies
Guidance for the Establishment, Use, and Operation of Conservation Banks (68 FR 24753, May 8 2003) [170KB]
Notice of Availability: Final Endangered Species Consultation Handbook for Procedures for Conducting Consultation and Conference Activities Under Section 7 of the ESA (64 FR 31285, June 10, 1999)  [32KB]
Joint Counterpart Endangered Species Act Section 7 Consultation Regulations - National Fire Plan (68 FR 68254, December 8, 2003)  [112KB]
Evaluating the Net Benefit of Hazardous Fuels Treatment Projects (68 FR 1629, January 13, 2003) [53KB]
Alternative Approaches for Streamlining Section 7 Consultation on Hazardous Fuels Treatment Projects (68 FR 1628, January 13, 2003)   [50KB]

Consultations Handbook

Entire Handbook [920KB]
Cover Page, Forward, Table of Contents, Executive Summary, Glossary [151KB]
Chapters 1-3 [178KB]
Chapter 4 [422KB]
Chapters 5-9 [239KB]
Appendix A [8K]
Appendix B [150KB]
Appendices C-H [201KB]

National Emergencies
Final Rulemaking on Interagency Cooperation under the ESA Section 402.05 (Regarding Emergencies) [58KB]
Ecological Services Office Directory Listing [20KB]
ESA and Emergency Consultations for National Defense Summary [11KB]

Department of Transportation Guidance
Introduction [19KB]
Procedures for Implementing Programmatic Consultation Strategies [31KB]
Other Consultation Related Processes and Glossary [21KB]
Attachment 1 [13KB]
Attachment 2 [30KB]
Attachment 3 [30KB]
Attachment 4 [14KB
Attachment 5 [12KB]

Healthy Forests Initiative Guidance
Alternative Consultation Agreement with the Forest Service [177KB]
Alternative Consultation Agreement with the Bureau of Land Management [359KB]
Finding of No Significant Impact [81KB]
Environmental Assessment [59KB]
Memo Evaluating the Net Benefit of Hazardous Fuels Treatment Projects [PDF 710KB]
Memo Regarding Alternative Approaches for Streamlining Section 7 Consultation
on Hazardous Fuels Treatment Projects
  [376KB]
National Fire Plan Review Year 1[770KB]
National Fire Plan Review Years 2 - 4[94KB]

 

Grants

General
Fact Sheet [471KB]

Grant Application Guidance
Standard Form 424 "Application for Federal Assistance" [106KB]
Federal Aid Toolkit [134KB]
Director's Memorandum Regarding Prescribed Burning Off-Service Lands [770KB]
Clarification of Director's Memorandum Regarding Prescribed Burning Off-Service Lands [415KB]

Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Annual Grant Awards Listing
2013 [229KB]
2012 [58KB]
2011 [142KB]
2010 [112KB]
2009 [58KB]
2008 [53KB]
2007 [55KB]
2006 [143KB]
2005 [52KB]
2004 [158KB]
2003 [82KB]

Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Annual Request for Proposals
2014 [527KB]
2013 [213KB]
2012 [337KB]
2011 [347KB]
2010 [195KB]
2009 [168KB]
2008 [108KB]
2007 [112KB]
2006 [132KB]
2005 [184KB]
2004 [224KB]

Annual Private Stewardship Grant Awards Listings
2007 [106KB]
2006 [221KB]
2005 [206KB]
2004 [229KB]
2003 [135KB]

Annual Private Stewardship Grant Proposal Requests
2007 [214KB]
2006 [184KB]
2005 [253KB]
2004 [238KB]
2003 [128KB]

Wolf-Livestock Demonstration Project Awards
2013 Depredation Compensation Awards
2013 Prevention Awards

 

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs)

General
Fact Sheet [179kb]
Frequently Asked Questions [194KB]
Working Together for Endangered Species Brochure [5.8MB]
HCP Article from Nov/Dec 1999 Endangered Species Bulletin [44KB]
Draft Conservation Plan for Sacramento Mountains Checkerspot Butterfly [3.6MB]
Credit Trading Memo of Understanding [184KB]

Policies
Notice of Availability: Final Handbook for Habitat Conservation Planning and Incidental Take Permitting Process (61 FR 63854, December 2, 1996)  [36KB]
Habitat Conservation Plan Assurances ("No Surprises") Rule (63 FR 8859, February 23, 1998) [104KB]
Addendum to the HCP Handbook, 5 Point Policy Initiative (65 FR 35242, June 1, 2000) [275KB]
Addendum to the HCP Handbook, Executive Summary [88KB]
Addendum to the HCP Handbook, Questions and Answers [130KB]
Guidance for the Establishment, Use, and Operation of Conservation Banks (68 FR 24753, May 8 2003) [170KB]
Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit Revocation Regulations (69 FR 71723, December 10, 2004) [113KB]
Federal Register Notice of Availability Regarding Conservation Banking [36KB]

For Landowners
Working Together: Tools for Helping Imperiled Wildlife on Private Lands Brochure [1.8MB]

July/August 2000 Endangered Species Bulletin (HCP Focus)
Cover and Table of Contents [1654KB]
The Changing Face of HCPs [180KB]
A Treasured Place [128KB]
Indiana's First HCP Conserves Least Tern [76KB]
Butterflies Benefit from Statewide HCP [184KB]
Deep in the Heart of Texas [144KB]
Washington County's HCP: Four Years Later [136KB]
Forest Lands HCP: A Case Study [132KB]
Multi-Species HCPs: Experiments with the Ecosystem Approach [180KB]

HCP Handbook
Cover Page, Table of Contents, Preface [40KB]
Chapter 1 (ESA and Incidental Take Permits) [2.8MB]
Chapter 2 (Overview of FWS and NMFS Roles) [28KB]
Chapter 3 (Pre-Application Coordination and HCP Development) [120KB]
Chapters 4 & 5 (Treatment of Unlisted Species/Environmental Analysis and Documentation) [52KB]
Chapter 6 (Application Requirements and Processing Procedure) [88KB]
Chapters 7 & 8 (Issuance Criteria for Incidental Take Permits/Definitions) [36KB]
Appendix 1 (Prohibitions and Permits) [4.8MB]
Appendix 2 (Reference List of Publications on HCPs and Conservation Biology) [12KB]
Appendix 3 (Example of an HCP Memorandum of Understanding) [28KB]
Appendix 4 (Template Implementation Agreement) [36KB]
Appendix 5 (FWS Guidance on Addressing Migratory Birds and Eagles)[ 36KB]
Appendix 6 (FWS Guidance on Integrating HCPs with National Wildlife Refuges) [28KB]
Appendix 7 (Safe Harbor Policy) [52KB]
Appendix 8 (Example of an Integrated HCP/EA) [52KB]
Appendix 9 (Permit Application Form) [92KB]
Appendix 10 (General Permit Conditions) 160KB]
Appendix 11 (Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Conditions) [162KB]
Appendix 12 (FWS and NMFS Regional Offices) [12KB]
Appendices 13 &14 (Not currently available online)
Appendix 15 (FWS Federal Fish and Wildlife Permit) [16KB]
Appendix 16 (Examples of Received Application and NEPA Document Availability Notices) [100KB]
Appendix 17 (Examples of Issued Incidental Take Permits) [48KB]
Appendix 18 (Template Federal Register Notice of Permit Issuance) [8KB]
Addendum (Federal Register Notice) [276KB]
Addendum (Executive Summary) [84KB]
Addendum (Questions and Answers) [125KB]

No Surprises Guidance
June 28, 2004 Memo [76KB]
June 10, 2004 Memo [332KB]

 

International Activities

Reports
Conserving Borderline Species [4.84MB]
Species of Common Conservation Concern [496KB]

 

Listing and Critical Habitat

General

Listing Fact Sheet [328KB]
Petition Process Flow Chart [20KB]
Listing Program Article from Nov/Dec 1999 Endangered Species Bulletin [76KB]
Policy for Evaluation of Conservation Efforts When Making Listing Decisions [112KB]
Public Advisory - Information to Consider When Submitting a Petition Under the Endangered Species Act [111KB]
Critical Habitat Fact Sheet [284KB]
Final Polar Bear Listing Determination Clarification [12/22/2010] [10MB]
Final Designation of Critical Habitat for Polar Bear [12/7/2010]

Policies
Final Policy for Evaluation of Conservation Efforts When Making Listing Decisions (68 FR 15100, March 28, 2003)   [109KB]
Final Listing Priority Guidance for Fiscal Year 2000 (64 FR 57114, October 22, 1999) [48KB]
Final Decision on Identification of Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened (61 FR 64481, December 5, 1996)   [40KB]
Final Decision on Identification of Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened (61 FR 36075, July 7, 1996)   [16KB]
Endangered and Threatened Species Listing and Recovery Priority Guidelines (48 FR 43098, September 21, 1983 & 48 FR 51985, November 15, 1983 - Correction)  [1.0MB]
Final Policy for Evaluation of Conservation Efforts When Making Listing Decisions (68 FR 15100, March 28, 2003)   [109KB]

Multiple District Litigation
Listing Workplan FY 2013-2018  [320KB]
Listing Accomplishments Report (May 2014)  [55KB]
Listing Work Plan Stipulated Settlement Agreement with Wild Earth Guardians (May 2011)  [80KB]
Exhibit A: Listing and Critical Habitat Actions Pursuant to Court Orders and Settlement Agreements (May 2011)   [55KB]
Exhibit B: Listing and Critical Habitat Work Plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 and 2012 (May 2011)  [100KB]
Listing Work Plan Supplementary Settlement Agreement with Center for Biological Diversity (July 2011) [78KB]
Court Order Approving FWS Settlement Agreement with Wild Earth Guardians (September 2011)  [10KB]
Court Order Approving FWS Settlement Agreement with Center for Biological Diversity (September 2011)  [10KB]

Critical Habitat Litigation
Press Release [96KB]
Frequently Asked Questions [28KB]
Status of Court-Ordered Critical Habitat Designations [36KB]

 

Recovery

General
Fact Sheet [200KB]
NMFS/FWS Recovery Planning Guidance [4.6MB]
    Appendix: a-e [1.1MB]
    Appendix: f-j [1.9MB]
    Appendix: k-o [3.5MB]
    Appendix: p-w [1.9MB]
Delisting Fact Sheet [95KB]
Post-Delisting Monitoring Guidance [139KB]
Recovery On-Line Activity Reporting (ROAR) Frequently Asked Questions [96KB]
Wyoming Toads and Cattle: at Home on the Range Fact Sheet [212KB]
Colorado River Fishes Reoccupy Historic Habitat News Release [48KB]
Endangered Mussels Recovery Article from Fish Lines [124KB]
Pallid Sturgeon Release Article from Fish Lines [3.8MB]
Mussels Enjoy the Waters of White Sulphur Springs Endangered Species Bulletin Article [148KB]
Mussels on the Road to Recovery at Genoa NFH Endangered Species Bulletin Article [184KB]

Policies
Adoption of NMFS-FWS Recovery Planning Guidance as Interim Guidance (August 26, 2010)
NMFS/FWS Recovery Planning Guidance [4.6MB]
    Appendix: a-e [1.1MB]
    Appendix: f-j [1.9MB]
    Appendix: k-o [3.5MB]
    Appendix: p-w [1.9MB]
Policy Regarding Controlled Propagation of Species Listed Under the Endangered Species Act (65 FR 56916, September 20, 2000)  [144KB]
Final Safe Harbor Policy (64 FR 32717, June 17, 1999) [72KB]
Safe Harbors and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances - Regulations (64 FR 32705, June 17, 1999)   [84KB]
Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances; Revisions to the Regulations (69 FR 24084; May 3, 2004)   [56KB]
Endangered and Threatened Species Listing and Recovery Priority Guidelines (48 FR 43098, September 21, 1983 & 48 FR 51985, November 15, 1983 - Correction)   [1.0MB]

Endangered Species Bulletins
Fall 2009 - Bringing a Butterfly Back From the Brink [1.9MB]
2008 Highlights - Chiricahua Leopard Frog Inches Toward Recovery [3.7MB]
September 2007 - Measuring Recovery Success [2.2MB]
March 2006 - Overcoming Challenges to Species Recovery [2.5M]
July/December 2003 - Three Decades of Recovery [116KB]

Recovery Reports to Congress
Fiscal Years 2009-2010 [3.1MB]
Fiscal Years 2007-2008 [1.0MB]
Fiscal Years 2005-2006 [3.0MB]
Narrative Summary of Recovery Actions During 2005-2006 [2.2MB]
Fiscal Years 2003-2004 [3.1MB]
Fiscal Years 2001-2002 [5.3MB]
Fiscal Years 1998-2000 [5.5MB]
1996 [588KB]
1994 [7.9MB]

Peregrine Falcon Recovery
Notice of plan availability, as published in the Federal Register 68 FR 67697 [40KB]
Monitoring Plan [648KB]
Monitoring Form [65KB]
Egg Contaminants Data Sheet [66KB]
Feather Contaminants Data Sheet [34KB]
Comments About the Proposed Monitoring Plan [144KB]
Federal Register notice of peregrine falcon's removal from the Endangered Species List (64 FR 46542) [128KB]
The Peregrine Falcon Road to Recovery under the Endangered Species Act [116KB]
Peregrine Falcon Fact Sheet [352KB]

 

Working with Tribes

Executive Order 13175 - Consultation and Coordination With Indian Tribal Governments [140KB]
Final Report and Recommendations of the Working Group on the Endangered Species Act
and Indian Water Rights - Federal Register Notice
  [120KB]
List of Federally Recognized American Indian Tribes and Alaska Natives - Federal Register Notice [108KB]

Policies
Limitation on Section 9 Protections Applicable to Salmon Listed as Threatened under the Endangered Species Act, for Actions under Tribal Resource Management Plans - Tribal Plans (65 FR 108, January 3, 2000)  [68KB]

 

For Landowners

General

Fact Sheet [308KB]
Our Ecological Services Program and How It Works with Landowners [308KB]
Conservation Banking: Incentives for Stewardship [170KB]
Contact Sheet [292KB]
Conservation Profiles: Landowners Help Imperiled Wildlife [1.85MB]

New Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs)
General
Fact Sheet [179kb]
Frequently Asked Questions [194KB]
Working Together for Endangered Species Brochure [5.8MB]
HCP Article from Nov/Dec 1999 Endangered Species Bulletin [44KB]
Working Together: Tools for Helping Imperiled Wildlife on Private Lands Brochure [1.8MB]

July/August 2000 Endangered Species Bulletin (HCP Focus)
Cover and Table of Contents [1654KB]
The Changing Face of HCPs [180KB]
A Treasured Place [128KB]
Indiana's First HCP Conserves Least Tern [76KB]
Butterflies Benefit from Statewide HCP [184KB]
Deep in the Heart of Texas [144KB]
Washington County's HCP: Four Years Later [136KB]
Forest Lands HCP: A Case Study [132KB]
Multi-Species HCPs: Experiments with the Ecosystem Approach [180KB]

HCP Handbook
Cover Page, Table of Contents, Preface [40KB]
Chapter 1 (ESA and Incidental Take Permits) [2.8MB]
Chapter 2 (Overview of FWS and NMFS Roles) [28KB]
Chapter 3 (Pre-Application Coordination and HCP Development) [120KB]
Chapters 4 & 5 (Treatment of Unlisted Species/Environmental Analysis and Documentation) [52KB]
Chapter 6 (Application Requirements and Processing Procedure) [88KB]
Chapters 7 & 8 (Issuance Criteria for Incidental Take Permits/Definitions) [36KB]
Appendix 1 (Prohibitions and Permits) [4.8MB]
Appendix 2 (Reference List of Publications on HCPs and Conservation Biology) [12KB]
Appendix 3 (Example of an HCP Memorandum of Understanding) [28KB]
Appendix 4 (Template Implementation Agreement) [36KB]
Appendix 5 (FWS Guidance on Addressing Migratory Birds and Eagles)[ 36KB]
Appendix 6 (FWS Guidance on Integrating HCPs with National Wildlife Refuges) [28KB]
Appendix 7 (Safe Harbor Policy) [52KB]
Appendix 8 (Example of an Integrated HCP/EA) [52KB]
Appendix 9 (Permit Application Form) [92KB]
Appendix 10 (General Permit Conditions) 160KB]
Appendix 11 (Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Conditions) [162KB]
Appendix 12 (FWS and NMFS Regional Offices) [12KB]
Appendices 13 &14 (Not currently available online)
Appendix 15 (FWS Federal Fish and Wildlife Permit) [16KB]
Appendix 16 (Examples of Received Application and NEPA Document Availability Notices) [100KB]
Appendix 17 (Examples of Issued Incidental Take Permits) [48KB]
Appendix 18 (Template Federal Register Notice of Permit Issuance) [8KB]
Addendum (Federal Register Notice) [276KB]
Addendum (Executive Summary) [84KB]
Addendum (Questions and Answers) [125KB]

Safe Harbor Agreements
Fact Sheet [305KB]
Pine Tree Farming and Endangered Woodpeckers [252KB]
Timber Management by Mississippi Tree Farmer [384KB]
Landowners Volunteering for New Conservation Program in Lower Mokelumne River Watershed [808KB]

Recovery: The Road Back Report
Pages 1-18 [1.0MB]
Pages 19-38 [752KB]
Pages 39-56 [856KB]

Candidate Conservation Agreements
Candidate Conservation Agreements Fact Sheet [300KB]
Using Existing Tools to Expand Cooperative Conservation for Candidate Species Across Federal and Non-Federal Lands  [48KB]

 

Permits

General
Fact Sheet [296KB]
Permits Office Regional Contact List [68KB]
Safe Harbor Agreement Fact Sheet [308KB]
Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances Fact Sheet [128KB]

Application Forms

Enhancement of Survival Permits Associated with Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances - Form 3-200-54  [400KB]
Recovery Permits and Interstate Commerce Permits - Form 3-200-55 [488KB]
Incidental Take Permits Associated with Habitat Conservation Plans - Form 3-200-56 [492KB]

 

Partnerships

Posters
Working Together Poster [7.8MB]
Lean Green Fighting Machine - U.S. Marine Corps Poster [292KB]
Small Whorled - Big Mission - U.S. Marine Corps Poster [636KB]
Freedom Soars: Defending Our Nation and Our Environment - Department of Defense Poster (Front) [124KB]
Freedom Soars: Defending Our Nation and Our Environment - Department of Defense Poster (Back) [140KB]
Leathernecks Saving Leathernecks - U.S. Marine Corps Poster [176KB]

American Forest Foundation
Forest Ecosystem Conservation Handbook for the Gopher Tortoise [1.8MB]
Forest Ecosystem Conservation Handbook for Birds in Georgia [4.2MB]

Department of Defense

Cooperative Resource Management
Military and the Endangered Species Act Fact Sheet [224KB]
Conservation Lands as Compatible Use Buffers [336KB]
Cooperative Conservation Planning Tool [3.1Mb]
Integrated Natural Resources Management Plans [248KB]
Interagency Action Plan to Address the GAO Report on Endangered Species Management Affecting DoD Lands
  [876KB]
Army Helps Recover Indiana Bat at Iowa Army Ammo Plant [40KB]
Sikes Act Coordination [112KB]
Species and Habitats on Department of Defense Lands - Endangered Species Bulletin Article [2.5MB]

Facts Sheets for Species of DoD Concern
Aplomodo Falcon Fact Sheet [904KB]
Greater Sage-grouse Fact Sheet [232KB]
Sonoran Pronghorn Fact Sheet [312KB]
Red-cockaded Woodpecker Fact Sheet [400KB]
Karner Blue Butterfly Fact Sheet [344KB]

Scientific Documents
Threatened, Endangered and At-Risk Species (TER-S) Science Forum Mission Statement [24Kb]
Conserving Natural and Cultural Resources on DoD Lands: Case Studies from the DoD Conservation Program - Technical Notes   [1.9MB]

Natural Resource Management
Conserving Biodiversity on Military Lands, U.S. Army Installation Summaries from the FY2005 Survey of Threatened and Endangered Species on Army Lands  [1.8MB]
Management Guidelines for Species at Risk On Department of Defense Installations [5.3MB]
Federal and State Endangered and Threatened Species Expenditures - Fiscal Year 2004 [15.7MB]
Department of Defense Conservation Conference Guide, 2004 [880KB]

Consultations Handbook
Cover Page, Forward, Table of Contents, Executive Summary, Glossary [151KB]
Chapters 1-3 [178KB]
Chapter 4 [422KB]
Chapters 5-9 [239KB]
Appendix A [8K]
Appendix B [150KB]
Appendices C-H [201KB]

NOAA
The Endangered Species Act - Protecting Marine Resources [1.4MB]
NMFS Listed Species [160KB]

Last updated: October 2, 2014