Carlsbad Fish & Wildlife Office
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Threatened and Endangered Species

Recovery - Permits

Recovery permits are issued to scientists in order to study and/or conduct specific research activities with federally listed threatened and endangered species. The information obtained from these activities provides us with a better understanding on how best to conserve and recover federally protected species.

All information about the Pacific Southwest Region's permits program is available through the Regional website at:



California least tern on nest. Credit: USFWS

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