and threatened species and restoring them to a secure status in the
wild is the primary objective of the Endangered Species Program of
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Endangered
Species Program works to build and maintain partnerships,
promote good science, and adopt an ecosystem approach to management.
endangered species responsibilities include the following:
- Listing, reclassifying, and delisting Endangered
- Providing information and biological opinions (through the Project Reviews process) to Federal Agencies on their activities that may affect listed species
- Enforcing species protection under the Act
- Overseeing recovery activities for listed species
- Providing for the protection of important habitat
- Providing assistance to States and others to assist with their endangered species conservation efforts
The major programs or activities
within the New York Field Office's Endangered Species Program include Pre-listing,
Listing, Recovery, and Project Reviews.
For information on:
The State of New York also
has an endangered species program. For more information, contact the New
York State Department of Environmental Conservation at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/
FWS Endangered Species Home Page • FWS Endangered Species Northeast Region
February 5, 2013
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