Consultations with Federal Agencies
Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act directs all Federal agencies to use their existing authorities to conserve threatened and endangered species and, in consultation with the Service, to ensure that their actions do not jeopardize listed species or destroy or adversely modify critical habitat. Section 7 applies to management of Federal lands as well as other Federal actions that may affect listed species, such as Federal approval of private activities through the issuance of Federal permits, licenses, or other actions.
Memorandum of Agreement with the Fish and Wildlife Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Marine Fisheries Service to achieve the goals of the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act
Department of Transportation Programmatic Consultation Guidance developed to help streamline Endangered Species Act compliance on TEA-21 transportation projects
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working together to conserve the Missouri River.
Endangered Species Act Consultation Handbook
Consultations with Federal Agencies Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act [PDF]
Frequently Asked Questions on the Section 7 consultation process.