Policy and Guidance
Memorandum on Sikes Act Implementing Procedures- Clarifying the role of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services and State Agencies (PDF)
This memorandum (dated June 20, 2014) is intended to clarify the role of the USFWS and state agencies in implementing Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan (INRMP) objectives.
The Sikes Act
The Sikes Act provides for cooperation by the Departments of the Interior and Defense with State agencies in planning, development and maintenance of fish and wildlife resources on military reservations throughout the United States.
The Endangered Species Act
The Endangered Species Act provides for the conservation of ecosystems upon which threatened and endangered species of fish, wildlife, and plants depend.
Migratory Bird Treaty Act
Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918.