Habitat Conservation Plan
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A plan which outlines ways of maintaining, enhancing, and protecting a given habitat type needed to protect species. The plan usually includes measures to minimize impacts, and might include provisions for permanently protecting land, restoring habitat, and relocating plants or animals to another area. An HCP is required before an incidental take permit may be issued.

FK Reading Ease
30.8

FK Grade Level
College
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  • A comprehensive planning document pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Endangered Species Act that is a mandatory component of an incidental take permit for a project with no federal nexus.

    FK Reading Ease
    28.9

    FK Grade Level
    Graduate School
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