Helpful Documents

Deep in the Heart of Texas – HCPs protecting the rich biodiversity of Karst Ecosystems in Texas

HCPs – Working Together for Endangered Species

US Fish and Wildlife Service HCP Fact Sheet

Habitat Conservation Plan FAQs

For Landowners – Tools for helping imperiled wildlife on private lands.

Safe Harbor Agreement FAQs

Candidate Conservation Agreement FAQs

SEPHCP Fact Sheet – A fact sheet on HCPs in the Southern Edwards Plateau from Bexar County Environmental Services.

Southern Edwards Plateau Habitat Conservation Plan – A presentation about the HCP for the Southern Edwards Plateau, which includes background information on the HCP process and information about the protected species in Bexar County.

Draft San Marcos/Texas State HCP – A draft HCP for the Spring Lake and San Marcos River area, located within the City of San Marcos in Hays County.

Helpful Links

USFWS Habitat Conservation Plan – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Endangered Species Program offers grants for local governments drafting HCPs.

USFWS Endangered Species Program – Whether you are looking for a specific document pertaining to species listing, sections of the Endangered Species Act, or anything else related to Endangered Species policy, you can find it right here in the ESA document library!

USFWS HCP FAQs – Frequently asked questions about HCPs from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.