|Course Title||Interagency Consultation for Endangered Species
NCTC Standard Tuition fee information is available at the NCTC website.
Note: Tuition is not applicable to FWS, BLM and NPS employees.
Participants acquire basic information on conducting interagency consultation under Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act. Key information needs and procedures are addressed, with a focus on the information needs related to biological assessments and biological opinions. Lecture and discussion emphasize interagency exchange of information and solutions to support species conservation
- Discuss the components of interagency consultation and describe related requirements and procedures; Describe the necessary information included in a biological assessment or biological opinion;
- Describe and apply the 'may affect/no effect,' 'jeopardy/no jeopardy' and 'adverse modification' determination processes;
- Describe the Section 7(a)(1) conservation obligation and give examples of national consultations; and Explain the importance of Section 7 consultation in implementing the conservation mandates of the Endangered Species Act.
Primary FWS and NOAA Fisheries biologists responsible for conducting project review of potential impacts to listed, proposed, or candidate species. Action agency biologist and consultants are welcome to attend.
|Delivery Method||Instructor Led
|Course Content Contact||RICH BULAVINETZ; Phone: 304.876.7340; Email: Richard_Bulavinetz@fws.gov;
|Extracted from DOI LEARN on||9/19/2014 4:04:14 AM