The guidebooks below are for Ecologists. They ensure that projects comply with laws and regulations relating to wildlife and water resources. The Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act are the primary basis for these procedures


NOTE: Please be aware that some guidebooks are in development. As each guidebook is completed, it will be posted on this site. If a guidebook for your topic is not available, please visit the Archive Section.

 Guidebooks in Development

  • Ecology Project Basics
  • Ecology Resource Survey
  • Ecology Assessment of Effects
  • Water Resource Delineation
  • Protected Species
  • Ecology Resources
  • Waters Impact Assessment
  • Regional Permits
  • Nationwide Permits
  • Individual Permits
  • Buffer Variance 
  • Programmatic Agreements
  • Useful Links


‚ÄčThe links below are frequently used sources referenced by the guidebooks.