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Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances
Eastern Massasauga in Michigan

 

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources applied for and received an enhancement of survival permit under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended. The permit authorizes take of eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus), resulting from certain land use and conservation activities. The permit application included a programmatic candidate conservation agreement with assurances (CCAA) between the DNR, the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the Service. The term of the CCAA and permit is 25 years.

 

Draft Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (Feb. 22, 2016) Adobe PDF Icon

 

Federal Register Notice of Availability (Feb. 23, 2016)

 

Finding of No Significant Impact and Environmental Assessment

 

Permit Application

 

Eastern massasauga

Eastern massasauga

Photo courtesy of Dan Kennedy; Michigan DNR


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