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Endangered Species Program
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species program is conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems.
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The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.
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Enhancement of Survival Permits
Candidate Conservation Agreements
Safe Harbor Agreements
These permits are a mechanism to promote endangered species conservation on non-federal lands in conjunction with Safe Harbor Agreements and Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances. The enhancement permit and Agreements allow landowners to improve habitat for listed species without incurring additional restrictions if the size of the area occupied by the species increases or the species number increases.