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Technical Guidance

Section 7 Consultation Process

  1. Guidance on making a ‘No Effect’ determination
  2. More information on the different types of consultations

Guidance on Atlantic Sturgeon Critical Habitat

Technical Consultation Guidance for Action Agencies

Creating an Effects Analysis 

Writing Resources for Action Agencies

We encourage action agencies to utilize these writing resources while preparing their letter of concurrence requests.

Successful Examples of Incoming Consultation Letters

Check back soon for language on Atlantic sturgeon Critical Habitat

Contact

Please send consultation initiation and concurrence requests to: Kimberly Damon-Randall, Protected Resources, NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office, 55 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930 or to NMFS.GAR.ESA.Section7@Noaa.gov.  If you have any questions regarding the ESA Section 7 consultation process, please contact the Section 7 Coordinator Mark Murray-Brown at mark.murray-brown@noaa.gov.