DoD Natural Resources Program

Enabling the Mission, Defending the Resources

Defense Environmental Network Information eXchange (DENIX) - contains information and resources about all DoD Environmental Programs, including the DoD Natural Resources Program. Topics on the site include Conservation Program Information; Legislation and Policy; Fish and Wildlife; Threatened, Endangered, and At Risk Species; Vegetation and Habitat; and the Natural Selections Newsletter.

DoD Instruction 4715.03, Natural Resources Conservation Program
DoD Manual 4715.03, INRMP Implementation
DoD Natural Resources Funding Manual
NEW! DoD Policy to Use Pollinator-Friendly Management Prescriptions
NEW! Fact Sheet: Building Community Resilience by Strengthening America's Natural Resources and Supporting Green Infrastructure (from the Executive Office of the President, Council on Environmental Quality)

DoD Natural Resources Program Brochure
Don't Let Your Cats Go AWOL! Brochure
50 Years of the Sikes Act Brochure
Commander's Guide on Invasive Species
Threatened, Endangered, and At-Risk Species Interagency Research Coordination Manual
DoD Biodiversity Conservation Toolbox
DoD Biodiversity Conservation Toolbox Case Studies
Conserving Biodiversity on Military Lands: A Guide for Natural Resources Managers
Conserving Biodiversity on Military Lands: The Commander's Guide
NEW! Strategic Plan for Bird Conservation and Management on DoD Lands (2014)
NEW! MOU Between the U.S. DoD and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Promote the Conservation of Migratory Birds 
Western Dredging Association Journal of Dredging 

An Introduction to DoD’s Natural Resources Program, presented by Peter Boice to the AFPMB Board Meeting (5 November 2013)
Conservation Planning to Recover Federally Listed Species on DoD Lands, presented by Richard Fischer at The Wildlife Society's 2014 Annual Meeting

About the Program Fact Sheet:
Partners in Flight Fact Sheets:
DoD Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Fact Sheets:
Pollinators Fact Sheets:
Threatened, Endangered, and Species At Risk Fact Sheets:
Invasive Species Fact Sheets:
Other Useful Fact Sheets:

Invasive Kudzu Is Major Factor in Surface Ozone Pollution, Science Daily

NEW! Spring 2015: Threatened and Endangered Species
Winter 2014-2015: Training
Fall 2014: Herpetofauna
Summer 2014: Birds
Spring 2014: Readiness and Range Sustainment
Winter 2013-2014: Success Stories
Spring 2013: Tools and Resources
Winter 2012-2013: Oceans
Spring/Summer/Fall 2012: Policy and Planning
Winter 2012: The Role of Communication, Outreach, and Education in Supporting Natural Resources Management Efforts

USFWS: The Service Recognizes the Military for their Cooperative Conservation Efforts
Sikes Act: As Amended Through P.L. 111-84, Enacted October 28, 2009
National Conservation Easement Database
Video: Military Bases as Wildlife Havens, The New York Times