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Last Updated
July 24, 2013

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FINAL Hays County Commissioners Court Votes to Implement Habitat Conservation Plan to Protect Endangered Species, Aid Development
posted July 11, 2013 (76Kb)

FINAL Hays County RHCP Permit posted July 11, 2013 (2.27Mb)

FINAL Hays County Regional Habitat Conservation Plan posted September 17, 2010 (3.5 Mb)
Final version of the plan dated June 21, 2010. Incudes text, tables, and figures.

FINAL RHCP Appendices posted September 17, 2010 (6.7 Mb)
Complete collection of appendices supporting the final version of the plan dated June 21, 2010.

FINAL Environmental Impact Statement posted September 17, 2010 (2.8 Mb)
Final version of the Environmental Impact Statement that supports the RHCP prepared by the USFWS and dated May 1, 2010.

Federal Register Notices posted May 23, 2011 (195 KBMb)
Federal Register Notice of Availability of final plan documents and a draft Record of Decision. Comment period for the draft Record of Decision closes June 13, 2011.

USFWS Press Release - RHCP Approved! posted May 23, 2011 (161 Kb)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced in the Federal Register the availability of the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), the final Hays County Regional Habitat Conservation Plan (RHCP), and the Service?s draft Record of Decision. The Service will issue a 30-year incidental take permit to Hays County authorizing the incidental take of the golden-cheeked warbler and black-capped vireo as a result of the Hays County RHCP.

Hays County Press Release posted March 4, 2010 (71 Kb)
The Hays County Commissioners Court announced that it has reviewed recommendations made by the County?s Parks and Open Space Advisory Board (POSAB) regarding 15 properties submitted to the County for conservation use and has authorized The Nature Conservancy to act as its real estate advisor for parks bond properties going forward.

Federal Register Notices posted November 2, 2009 (74 Kb)
EPA Federal Register Notice of Availability of Draft EIS - published October 30, 2009.
USFWS Federal Register notice of draft EIS, draft RHCP, public comment period, and public hearing - published November 2, 2009.

Notice of Public Hearing Pursuant to Chapter 83, Texas Parks and Wildlife Code posted October 19, 2009 (0.2 Mb)
Published notice of public hearing to be held on Wednesday, November 18, 2009.

Press Release: Hays County Submits Regional Habitat Plan (Hays County Communications Office, March 31, 2009) posted April 2, 2009 (18 Kb)
Information for the news media for immediate release March 31, 2009.

Notice of Intent - Regional Habitat Conservation Plan, Hays County, Texas (US Fish and Wildlife Service, May 16, 2008) posted May 16, 2008
Notice of Intent published in the Federal Register announcing the intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Hays County RHCP. Notice of Intent also announces a public scoping meeting and public comment period to identify issues important for consideration in the EIS.

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