Reference Documents

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Full text of the Endangered Species Act of 1973

Full text of the 1998 Endangered Species Consultation Handbook with Comments added

Federal Register Notice of 08-27-2019 regarding Revision of Regulations for Interagency Consultation.

Federal Register Notice of 04-05-2024 regarding Revision of Regulations for Interagency Consultation.

50 CFR 402 Regulations

(May 2024 Redline)

Full text of 50 CFR 402 Regulations with 2024 Revisions shown in redline strikeout

Federal Register Notice of 06-03-1986 regarding Consultation Regulations Final Rulemaking

Federal Register Notice of 05-11-2015 regarding Incidental Take Final Rulemaking

Federal Register Notice of 02-11-2016 regarding Destruction and Modification Final Rulemaking


Helpful Links

Code of Federal Regulations, Title 50 (50 CFR): https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-50

USFWS IPac (Information for Planning and Consultation): https://ipac.ecosphere.fws.gov/