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Biology

It is the policy of the Natural Resources Conservation Service to use the biological sciences (a) to develop and improve soil and water conservation measures that help  maintain fish and wildlife as integral components of all ecosystems such as forest, range, cropland, and aquatic ecosystems; (b) to protect the habitat of threatened and endangered species of plants and animals; (c) to safeguard unique ecosystems; (d) to develop and maintain an esthetically pleasing, high quality environment.  These goals form the basis for the development of the Biology Technical Standards, Biology Job Sheets and Biology Technical Notes found below.

Biology Job Sheet and Fact Sheet Links

NRCS Program Job Sheet Links

NOTE: The most current Program Job Sheets can be found on the Indiana NRCS Program page.

Biology Technical Notes

This directive is used by the National and State Offices to issue procedures and information on specific scientific and technical subjects, tested for NRCS use.  The most current NRCS Biology Technical Notes can be found here.

Biology Links 

Biology Technical Standards Links

The Indiana NRCS Biology Standards can be found at the NRCS Indiana FOTG web site

Native Pollinator Information

NRCS Links

Federal Agency Links

State Agency Links

Partnership Links

Purdue University Links

Contact Information

If you encounter problems with documents on this page, contact Dave Stratman at 317-295-5854