Management & Scientific Authorities
International Affairs
Conservation Legislation

Follow the links below to the texts of various conventions and laws to which the United States is a party.

African Elephant Conservation Act of 1989

Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954

Animal Welfare Act

Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997

Bald Eagle Protection Act of 1940

Conservation of Arctic Flora & Fauna (CAFF) 

Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora– (CITES)

U.S. Endangered Species Act

Great Apes Conservation Act of 2000

Lacey Act

Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Marine Mammal Protection Act

Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004

Nature Conservation Protocol with China

Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act of 2000

North America Free Trade Agreement

Permit-Related Laws

Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar)

Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994
Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1998

U.S. - Japan Migratory Bird Convention

U.S. - Russia Agreement

Wild Bird Conservation Act

Last updated: April 13, 2012
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