Virginia Field Office
Northeast Region
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Endangered Species Information


Project Review


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Endangered Species and Conservation Planning Assistance Connect with Us

The Endangered Species program of our office is primarily responsible for the conservation and recovery on federally listed species and their habitats. This includes reviewing public and private projects that may affect federally listed species. The Conservation Planning Assistance program (formally Federal Activities) reviews other federal programs such as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wetland permits and Federal Highway Administration projects. The Endangered Species and Conservation Planning Assistance programs implement the following Federal laws (the list is not complete):

  • Endangered Species Act of 1973, 87 Stat. 884, as amended; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.
  • Clean Water Act of 1972, 33 U.S.C. 1344
  • Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1958, 48 Stat.401, as amended; 16 USC 661 et seq.
  • Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, 40 Stat. 755; 16 U.S.C. 703-712
  • Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act of 1940, 16 U.S.C. 668-668d
  • National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 83 Stat. 852; 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.
  • Coastal Barrier Resources Act of 1982, 96 Stat. 1653; 16 U.S.C. 3501 et seq

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Last updated: April 20, 2020