NESARC Sends Letter to Services Regarding Enhanced Transparency in ESA Implementation

27 February 2013

NESARC sent a letter to FWS and NOAA following up on a meeting facilitated by the Small Business Administration last month regarding implementation of the Endangered Species Act.

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Society of Conservation Biologist Statement on ESA Section 4(b)(2)

20 November 2012

Preempting an expected draft rule from Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) regarding critical habitat for the Spotted Owl, the Society of Conservation Biologists released a statement summarizing Section 4(b)(2) of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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NESARC Board of Directors Meeting Scheduled for September 6th, 2012

27 August 2012

The NESARC Board of Directors will be meeting in Washington D.C. on September 6th, 2012.

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NESARC and NESARC Member Comments on Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

13 July 2012

On July 13, 2012, NESARC and the following NESARC members submitted comments on the Fish & Wildlife Service’s (FWS) Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Expanding Incentives for Voluntary Conservation Actions Under the Endangered Species Act.

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Endangered Species Recovery Acts and Supplementary Materials

27 April 2012

At the April 24th Board of Directors meeting, it was requested that NESARC staff make available bill language and supplementary materials for Senator Dirk Kempthorne’s “Endangered Species Recovery Act of 1997” and Representative Richard Pombo’s “Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005.”

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NESARC and NESARC-member comments on SPR Draft Policy

8 March 2012

For the benefit of NESARC members and staff, below are comments written by NESARC and NESARC members and filed with the Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Association for Fish and Wildlife agencies on the draft policy for interpretation of the phrase “Significant Portion of its Range” in the Endangered Species Act.

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