Recovery Credit System

Additional Information

Participation in the Golden-cheeked warbler Recovery Credit System:

During the three-year proof of concept, (2006-2009) only properties with qualifying habitat in the Central Texas Counties of Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, McLennan are eligible to participate in the Golden-cheeked warbler Recovery Credit System.

Who administers the Golden-cheeked warbler Recovery Credit System?

The Golden-cheeked warbler Recovery Credit System is administered by the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources under contract from the Department of Defense and U.S. Army. Additional implementation funds are provided by the United States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resource Conservation Service and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation. Field implementation is conducted through a sub-contract partnership agreement with the Texas Watershed Management Foundation.

Future Development:

The Golden-cheeked warbler Recovery Credit System proof-of-concept seeks to demonstrate a working Recovery Credit System that can be successfully replicated for all threatened and endangered species at sites around the country.

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