Oklahoma Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances

**No Longer Accepting Applications**

Sign up to be included in the Oklahoma Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) between the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) and the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Participating landowners will be included under the CCAA by signing individual Certificates of Inclusion  subject to approval by ODWC and concurrence by the USFWS. The ODWC will enroll non-federal agricultural property owners under this CCAA through issuance of Certificates of Inclusion to those property owners who have entered into an ODWC developed and approved Wildlife Management Plan for the lesser prairie-chicken (LEPC) and who are either actively implementing conservation measures for the species or are already providing habitat conditions favorable for LEPC.

Download the full CCAA .

Contact Oklahoma Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances

P.O. BOX 53465
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73152
Phone: 405-522-6279


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Project Updates for Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances

WAFWA Encourages Oil & Gas Company Participation in Lesser Prairie-Chicken Conservation Plan

The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) is encouraging oil and gas companies to enroll oil and gas leases and pipelines in a voluntary program to help conserve the lesser prairie-chicken. Because of a Sept. 1, 2015 federal court decision that vacated protection of the lesser prairie-chicken under the Endangered Species

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