Before you begin:
Ecological Services has two field offices in North Carolina. This guide is only valid for the following North Carolina counties: Alamance, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Chatham, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Martin, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rockingham, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wilson. For other North Carolina counties, contact the Asheville Field Office.
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) directs all Federal agencies to work to conserve endangered and threatened species and to use their authorities to further the purposes of the Act.
of the Act, called "Interagency Cooperation," is the mechanism by which Federal agencies ensure the actions they take, fund or authorize, do not jeopardize the existence of listed species.
This online project review process is intended for use by landowners, applicants, consultants, agency personnel, and any other individual or entity requiring U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) review or approval of their project within eastern and central North Carolina. You should complete this online process before contacting our office.
The end goal is for users to make quick and accurate determinations to ensure that trust resources are considered and conserved while planning and conducting development activities.