Conservation Plans and Agreements

Habitat Conservation Plan

Data Definitions

Obyan Beach Resort Habitat Conservation Plan
USFWS Region(s)
USFWS Field Office(s)
Pacific Islands Fish And Wildlife Office
First application submitted 1/27/97 and first noticed in FR 2/20/97.
NEPA Process
environmental assessment
Involved Agency
Budget Type
No budget type
  • Date Information
  • Date Assistance Initiated
    Date Application Received
    Date of Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS
    Date Noticed in Federal Register
    Date Permit Issued
    No info
    Date Application Withdrawn
    Date Permit Expired
    Date Permit Denied
    Date Permit Suspended
    Date Permit Revoked
  • Area Description Information
  • Location
    Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
    Listed Species
  • Warbler, nightingale reed (old world warbler) - (Acrocephalus luscinia) Entire E
  • Non-Listed Species
    No non-listed species
    Introduced Tangantangan (Leucaena leucocephala) upland forest and small patches of native forest.
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Size (Total Area Covered, by State)
  • 814 acres (Northern Mariana Islands)
    Will include utilization of off-site mitigation area.
  • Enrolled Size (Total Area Enrolled, by State)
    Data not available
    Will include utilization of off-site mitigation area.
    Encompassed Planning Area? (by state)
  • No
  • Acreage Protected
    No info
    Acreage Created/Enhanced/Restored
    No info
    Acreage Adversely Affected
    No info
  • Other Information
  • Applicant Type
    Land Use
    business/commercial construction
    recreational activities
    50 years, 0 months
    Reporting Frequency
    Annual monitoring and reporting required.
    Report Received Date(s)
    No info
    Monitoring Notes
    No info
    Additional Notes
    Habitat will be protected on-site for up to 10 nightingale reed-warbler territories and 70/72 acres of native limestone forest will be protected (with buffers) for the duration of the permit. Saipan Upland Mitigation Bank Agreement established on 2/22/02, allowing purchase of credits in Mitigation Bank by applicants with projects that will take covered species (only nightingale reed-warblers (NIRW) at present). OBRA (applicant for this HCP) will buy one credit from the Mitigation Bank for each NIRW territory lost on the project site. One credit = immediate protection of sufficient habitat to suport two existing NIRW male territories.
    Plan/Agreement Documents
    No info
    Federal Register Documents
    No info

    Report generated on: February 12, 2016
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