Conservation Plans and Agreements




Safe Harbor Agreement

Data Definitions

Title
Aplomado Falcon 'Safe Harbor'
USFWS Region(s)
2
USFWS Field Office(s)
Houston Ecological Services Field Office
Permits
PRT-814839
Status
I
Permit amended 6/2/2000, adding 42 additional counties for reintroduction of aplomado falcon; allows The Peregrine Fund to work with additional willing private landowners to voluntarily reintroduce the aplomado falcon to south Texas
NEPA Process
environmental assessment
Involved Agency
USFWS
  • Date Information
  • Date Assistance Initiated
    04/01/1996
    Date Application Received
    05/24/1996
    Date of Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS
    ---
    Date Noticed in Federal Register
    07/12/1996
    Date Permit Issued
    12/16/1996
    Date Application Withdrawn
    ---
    Date Permit Expired
    12/31/2095
    Date Permit Denied
    ---
    Date Permit Suspended
    ---
    Date Permit Revoked
    ---
  • Area Description Information
  • Location
    15 counties along the southern Texas Gulf coast. Amendment on 6/2/2000 added 42 counties to the Plan and Permit Area.
    Listed Species
  • falcon, northern aplomado - (Falco femoralis septentrionalis) Entire, except where listed as an experimental population E
  • Non-Listed Species
    No non-listed species
    Habitat
    grasslands and coastal prairies in 15 east Texas counties
    States
  • Texas
  • Size (Total Area Covered, by State)
  • 50234295 acres (Texas)
    15 counties in east Texas originally 42 additional counties added by amendment on 6/2/2000 after public comment (FRN published on 3/20/2000)
  • Enrolled Size (Total Area Enrolled, by State)
    Data not available
    15 counties in east Texas originally 42 additional counties added by amendment on 6/2/2000 after public comment (FRN published on 3/20/2000)
    Encompassed Planning Area? (by state)
  • No
  • Acreage Protected
    2184432 acres
    Acreage Created/Enhanced/Restored
    2184432 acres
  • Other Information
  • Applicant Type
    1 local jurisdiction
    private individual
    non-governmental organization
    Land Use
    ranching
    non-commercial
    recreational activities
    agricultural
    Duration
    99 years, 0 months
    Reporting Frequency
    Annually by January 31st
    Report Received Date(s)
    11/09/2010
    Partners
    No info
    FWS Contact
    No info
    WO Copy of Agreement
    No info
    Monitoring Notes
    No info
    Additional Notes
    The Peregrine Fund, a non-governmental organization, is the permit holder and works with private landowners and other local entities to craft written and signed participation agreements for reintroduction of aplomado falcons on private grasslands and coastal prairies in 15 east Texas counties.
    Plan/Agreement Documents
    No info
    Federal Register Documents
    No info

    Report generated on: February 14, 2016
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