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Publications of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies & partners
Voluntary Guidance for States to Incorporate Climate Change into SWAPs and other Management Plans
This document provides voluntary guidance for State fish and wildlife agencies wanting to incorporate the impacts of climate change on wildlife and their habitats into their SWAPs.
State Wildlife Action Plans: From Vision to On-the-Ground Action
Across the country, State fish and wildlife agencies and their partners are turning the ambitious conservation vision of the state wildlife action plans into on-the-ground action. This nationwide effort to prevent wildlife from becoming endangered is resulting in new partnerships, innovative conservation work, and cost-effective projects in every state.
State Wildlife Action Plan Report with State Summaries
A comprehensive report on what the State Wildlife Action Plans are and the opportunity they present for preventing wildlife from becoming endangered.
State Wildlife Action Plan 2-pager
A color fact sheet on State Wildlife Action Plans
Facilitation of Hunting Heritage and Wildlife Conservation
In 2007, President George W. Bush issued an Executive Order directing relevant Federal agencies to consider State Wildlife Action Plans when facilitating the expansion and enhancement of hunting opportunities and the management of game species and their habitat. In 2008, a ten-year plan to implement the Executive Order was developed.
The Recreational Hunting and Wildlife Conservation Plan as directed by Executive Order 13443
Standardizing classifications in SWAPs
A Standard Lexicon for Biodiversity Conservation: Unified Classifications of Threats and Actions Salafsky, N., et al. in Conservation Biology, Volume 22, Issue 4, pages 897–911, August 2008.
NatureServe Conservation Status Assessments
The purpose of Conservation Status Assessments is to evaluate the potential extinction or extirpation risk of elements of biodiversity, including regional extinction or extirpation. This document details the NatureServe factors that are used to assess extinction risk.
IUCN Regional Guidelines
With increased use of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, demand has grown for clear guidelines on how to use the Red List Categories and Criteria. The First World Conservation Congress in Montreal in 1996 adopted a resolution calling for the development of guidelines on the application of Red List Categories at regional levels. “Regional” refers to any subglobal area such as continent, country, state, or province.
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