The purpose of this document is to provide NOAA employees with the background and contacts to obtain information on marine birds in a useful and efficient manner. It also synthesizes information regarding present activities by NOAA and other agencies in the area of marine bird damage assessments and restoration plans. In addition, this document provides direction to NOAA personnel on specific issues frequently raised in relation to marine bird restoration and on seeking assistance with casework. The direction presented in this document is not intended to supercede existing federal regulations on natural resource damage assessment. Rather, the information is presented to assist NOAA personnel who are involved in the development and review of natural resource damage assessment and restoration involving marine birds.
Includes bibliographical references.
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