Conservation Agreements are mechanisms under the Endangered Species Act that address the needs of fish, wildlife, and plant species through creative partnerships designed to reduce conflicts between endangered species and private land management or development.
Explore each conservation agreement type below and find examples of current agreements in place throughout Oregon.
Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP)
Safe Harbor Agreements (SHA)
Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAA)
CCAAs are formal agreements between the USFWS and non-federal landowners to address the conservation needs of species at risk of being listed under the Endangered Species Act.
Candidate Conservation Agreements (CCA)
CCAs are agreements between the USFWS and one or more parties to address the conservation needs of non-listed species.