Olympic Peninsula Conservation Programs

Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAA)

Program level:

National

Land use:

Agriculture, Forest

Provider:

USFWS

Benefits provided: 

Free technical assistance

Water-focused program: 

No

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Overview

Description:

Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances (CCAAs) expand on the success of traditional CCAs by providing non-federal landowners with additional incentives for engaging in voluntary proactive conservation through assurances that limit future conservation obligations. One of the primary reasons for developing the CCAA program was to address landowner concerns about the potential regulatory implications of having a listed species on their land.

Eligibility:

No restrictions

Financial benefit: 

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Contact information

Contact person: 

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Organization:

USFWS - Western Washington office

Phone number: 

360-753-9440

Email: 

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Information last updated on November 1, 2021.

Planning Importance

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