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Candidate conservation agreements with assurances


At a Sept. 10 meeting with local landowners and representative from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA) the “ins and outs” of Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAA) were discussed.

LeAnne Correll, WSGA CCAA Education Project Coordinator, provided the official definition of a Candidate Conversation Agreement which is: a voluntary conservation agreement whereby private landowners agree to manage their lands to remove or reduce threats to a species at risk of being listed under the Endangered Species Act. In return for...

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