Louisiana Ecological Services Document Library


SLOPES Louisiana
Standard Local Operating Procedures for Endangered Species in Louisiana
Two black-footed ferrets poke their heads out of black pipes lying in tall grass to examine the photographer
Here you can find resources from across the Fish and Wildlife Service about threatened or endangered species.
Stream Obstruction Removal Guidelines.pdf

Stream Obstruction Removal Guidelines

Gopher Tortoise Survey Handbook.pdf

The gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) has some legal protection, Federal or state, in all of the states where they occur. Threats to the species vary regionally, and it is often desirable to determine in a statistically acceptable manner whether tortoise populations are being maintained...

Black bird held in one hand.
This collection explains how to conduct Eastern Black Rail call-response surveys, provides the necessary sound files and data sheets, and provides instructions to submit reports to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Eastern Black Rail Call-Response Survey Protocol for Range-...
Snail darter in hand.
This library includes background information about post-delisting monitoring (PDM) and recent PDM plans released for species in the southeast.
Butterfly rests on tall flowering plant.
This library collection includes general information regarding interagency consultations under the Endangered Species Act, as well as national guidance and policies.
a snake on the forest floor

Coordinates for Louisiana pinesnake proposed critical habitat units