November 9, 1987
Problem: Duplicative biological inquiries regarding the
health of an endangered species result in overlapping
DNR, GFWFC, RPCs and DACS each have a role in the
protection of endangered and threatened species. Each
agency's jurisdiction is delineated by species. DNR
protects manatees and five types of marine turtles, GFWFC
protects all other animals while DACS is required to
maintain a list of endangered and threatened plants.
WMDs, using new isolated wetlands rules, also examine
habitat of endangered species. RPCs can require the
preservation of upland habitat for regionally significant
s. 372.072, F.S.
s. 372.073, F.S.
s. 370.02, F.S.
s. 186.505, F.S.
s. 581.185, F.S.
Florida Endangered and Threatened
Species Act of 1977
Endangered and Threatened Species Reward
Department of Natural Resources
Regional planning councils; powers and
Preservation of native flora of Florida
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