Policies provide internal guidance to promote efficient and consistent implementation of laws and treaties administered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to better protect listed animals and plants and their habitats.http://www.fws.gov/birds/policies-and-regulations/permits/permit-policies-and-regulations.php
Education Programs, Use of Pole Traps for Capturing
Depredating Raptors, Abatement Activities Using Raptors)
Handbooks are used to outline good or acceptable practices. They do not have regulatory effect.
Conservation Planning and Incidental Take Permit Processing Handbook