Texas Kangaroo Rat Draft CCAA and NEPA Documents

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Texas Kangaroo Rat Draft CCAA and NEPA Documents

This agreement between Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is a programmatic Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for the Texas kangaroo rat (Dipodomys elator) (TKR) and part of TPWD’s application to the USFWS for an Enhancement of Survival Permit (Permit) under section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

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075919 Draft NEPA screening TKR CCAA v4.pdf310.77 KB 310.77 KB
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The Ecological Services Program works to restore and protect healthy populations of fish, wildlife, and plants and the environments upon which they depend. Using the best available science, we work with federal, state, Tribal, local, and non-profit stakeholders, as well as private land owners, to...

The Texas kangaroo rat is a nocturnal rodent with long hind feet, long tail and external cheek pouches (Dalquest and Horner 1984, p. 118). Hind feet have four toes and its laterally white-striped, thick tail has a conspicuous white tuft of hair on the tip and is about 160 percent of the length...

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