Information for Planning and Consultation ( ) is a digital project planning tool that provides information to project proponents to help determine whether a project will have effects on federally listed species or designated critical habitat, as well as other sensitive resources managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service). As a decision-support tool, IPaC improves the consultation process by informing more accurate and consistent determinations.
Who can use it?
IPaC is available to anyone, whether a private citizen or public employee, who needs information to help determine how certain activities may impact species protected under the Endangered Species Act and associated natural resources, and would like to obtain suggestions to address these impacts.