About this Collection

We have developed a number of national policies and issued internal guidance to promote efficiency and consistency in our implementation of the Endangered Species Act. Below you will find links to summaries of our major policies related to habitat conservation planning, as well as national guidance documents.

Policies and Regulations

Policy or RegulationDateDocument
Habitat Conservation Plan Assurances ("No Surprises") RuleFebruary 23, 199863 FR 8859
Endangered Species Act Incidental Take Permit Revocation RegulationsDecember 10, 200469 FR 71723