Ecological Services
Northeast Region
Endangered Species Permits News and Highlights

Permits and authorizations are required under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for activities that may "take” threatened or endangered species.  There are three types of permits that the Service issues for native endangered or threatened species:

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NOTE:  Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) administers licenses and permits for international wildlife issues and import and export of wildlife.  Migratory Bird staff at regional offices administers permits for certain activities with migratory birds and bald and golden eagles.

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Two freshwater mussels added to endangered species list with designated critical habitat in VA slabside pearlymussel
Service estimates economic impacts of critical habitat designation for rabbitsfoot mussel rabbitsfoot mussel
Service estimates economic impacts of critical habitat designation for West Virginia fish diamond darter

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Last updated: December 10, 2013