Tag Archives: Multispecies conservation
To reduce compliance costs and increase regulatory certainty, private landowners can take voluntary pre-listing conservation actions—in other words, steps to protect species before they are listed under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. This report discusses nine case studies of voluntary activities covering different species, regions, and situations. Four of the cases are electric power companies.
Multispecies conservation at landscape or ecosystem scale recognizes the fundamental ecological fact that species do not exist in isolation and can potentially reduce the need for future listings under the Endangered Species Act. This report examines the strengths and weakness of multispecies management of endangered species.