Endangered Species Act

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Endangered Species Act

A federal law originally intended to protect endangered species on federal land, but expanded to include protections wherever found, including private property.The existence of a protected species on one's land may prevent development or dramatically increase the expenses.This is not considered a condemnation,so there is no government compensation.

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Tom French, the assistant director of our state's Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.
And when threats to birds and their habitats lead bird populations to precariously low levels, the Endangered Species Program works to protect and restore imperiled species through the protections of the Endangered Species Act.
gt;TI Zoo and Aquarium Association Uses IBM Cloud Technology >TX IBM (NYSE: IBM has announced that the Zoo and Aquarium Association of Australia is using IBM cloud-based social collaboration services to help the organization accelerate its endangered species program.
June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that the Zoo and Aquarium Association of Australia is using IBM cloud-based social collaboration services to help the organization accelerate its endangered species program.
A case in point: Julie MacDonald, the deputy assistant secretary of the Interior who supervised the endangered species program, recently resigned after the department's own inspector general found she had pressured scientists to revise their recommendations and provided confidential documents to energy and agriculture lobbyists.
Virginia, headquarters office of the Endangered Species Program (kelly_bornaday@fivs.
As part of the FWS endangered species program, they performed intensive sampling from rock gnome lichen tissue throughout its southeastern range.
The program features a monthly education session on a specific topic, such as nature at night, birds and the upcoming endangered species program.
Fish and Wildlife Service's endangered species program is $58 million, or about equal to what residents of the metropolitan Washington, D.
3 million of FWS' $501 million allotment is going to the endangered species program.
The third basic component of the endangered species program is the recovery planning process contained in section 4 of the ESA.
We have a couple of snails that people are less enthusiastic about," said William Radtkey, endangered species program manager for the Bureau of Land Management.