Wildlife Services Program Directives

Last Modified: March 08, 2024
INTRODUCTION - POLICY MANUALLAST UPDATED
1.101The Wildlife Services Policy Manual (640.79 KB)06/20/13
INTRODUCTION - PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONLAST UPDATED
1.201Mission and Philosophy of the WS Program (155.69 KB)07/20/09
1.205Policy Development, Revision, and Approval (130.63 KB)03/12/19
INTRODUCTION - CODE OF ETHICSLAST UPDATED
1.301Code of Ethics (44.78 KB)08/31/10
OPERATIONAL POLICY - PROFESSIONAL WILDLIFE DAMAGE MANAGEMENTLAST UPDATED
2.101Selecting Wildlife Damage Management Methods (19.9 KB)07/20/09
2.105The WS Integrated Wildlife Damage Management Program (12.69 KB)03/01/04
2.110Wildlife Services Research and Methods Development (17.56 KB)07/21/08
2.115National Wildlife Research Center (14.71 KB)07/21/08
2.120National Wildlife Disease Surveillance and Emergency Response Program (16.66 KB)10/07/05
OPERATIONAL POLICY - DECISION MAKING GUIDELINESLAST UPDATED
2.201WS Decision Model (178.4 KB)07/15/14
2.210Compliance with Federal, State, and Local Laws and Regulations (33.64 KB)10/27/09
2.215Financial Management of Reimbursable Agreements and Carryover Accounts (382.36 KB) 
OPERATIONAL POLICY - DAMAGE CONTROL ACTIVITIESLAST UPDATED
2.301Migratory Bird Damage Management (17.04 KB)05/05/06
2.305Wildlife Hazards to Aviation (145.39 KB)12/11/14
2.310Endangered and Threatened Species (14.65 KB)07/28/03
2.315Eagle Damage Management (135.83 KB)09/18/14
2.320Invasive Species Damage Management (16.32 KB)02/06/04
2.340Feral, Free-Ranging, and Hybrid Dog Damage Management (1.05 MB)06/17/13
2.345Urban Rodent Management Programs (213.97 KB)03/15/23
OPERATIONAL POLICY - SPECIALIZED METHODS AND TECHNIQUESLAST UPDATED
2.401Pesticide Use (4.16 MB)12/08/09
2.405Pesticide Registrations and Permits (17.02 KB)02/11/04
2.415M-44 Use and Restrictions01/25/24
2.420Livestock Protection Collars (51.2 KB)02/17/04
2.425Denning (409.77 KB)02/14/13
2.430Controlled Chemical Immobilization and Euthanizing Agents (214.05 KB)03/12/19
2.435Explosives Use and Safety (128.78 KB)07/03/09
2.440Livestock Guarding Dogs (12.7 KB)03/01/04
2.445Use of Dogs in WS Activities (235.57 KB)04/20/16
2.450Traps and Trapping Devices (130.41 KB)07/29/21
2.455Scents, Baits, and Attractants (195.25 KB)07/29/21
2.460Lure Crops (13.39 KB)06/11/03
2.465Accountability and Oversight of Hazardous Materials (17.09 KB)01/02/08
OPERATIONAL POLICY - DISPOSITION OF ANIMALS CAPTUREDLAST UPDATED
2.501Translocation of Wildlife (13.82 KB)07/30/03
2.505Lethal Control of Animals (45.05 KB)05/18/11
2.510Fur, Other Animal Parts, and Edible Meat (68.65 KB)10/27/09
2.515Disposal of Wildlife Carcasses (46.95 KB)05/18/11
OPERATIONAL POLICY - SAFETY AND HEALTH GUIDELINESLAST UPDATED
2.605WS Safety and Health Program (175.45 KB)09/10/21
2.615WS Firearms Use and Safety (340.31 KB)04/19/16
2.620WS Aviation Safety and Operations (149.36 KB)02/06/09
2.626Rocket Net Charges, Electric Matches and Incidental Explosive Materials Use and Safety (157.08 KB)07/10/23
2.627Explosive Pest Control Devices Use and Safety (247.07 KB)11/21/22
2.630Watercraft Use (90.39 KB)06/17/09
2.635Zoonotic Diseases and Personal Protection Equipment (117 KB)04/29/09
2.640Responding to Oil Spills, Hazardous Materials Operations (61.88 KB)09/30/11
COOPERATION - COOPERATIVELY FUNDED PROJECTSLAST UPDATED
3.101Interfacing with Business and Establishing Cooperative Programs (235.09 KB)02/04/15
3.102Cooperative Cost Share Programs (1.07 MB)08/30/13
3.115Pocatello Supply Depot (125.44 KB)07/03/14
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION - EMPLOYEE GUIDELINESLAST UPDATED
4.101Tours of Duty (253.25 KB)10/11/23
4.102Alternate Duty Location (1.61 MB)10/11/12
4.104Personal Use of New Media (1009.38 KB)06/20/13
4.110Hazardous Duty (14.91 KB)10/07/05
4.115Civil Rights, Diversity and Inclusion (181.5 KB)11/13/20
4.120Employee Responsibilities and Conduct (281.34 KB)07/11/19
4.130Information and Data Management and Security (64.57 KB)08/29/11
4.135Requests for Information (19.14 KB)10/07/05
4.145Appearance as a Witness or Production of Documents in Judicial Proceedings09/07/22
4.150Vehicle Use (618.96 KB)10/11/12
4.155Off Highway Vehicles (211.81 KB)09/17/21
4.165Loaning Equipment (54.56 KB)08/13/14
4.170Membership in Professional Organizations (316.62 KB)11/30/12
4.175Publications (87.44 KB)08/13/14
4.185WS Uniform Policy (249.15 KB)03/27/23
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION - PROGRAM DOCUMENTATIONLAST UPDATED
4.205Data and Activity Reporting (231.66 KB)09/30/15
4.210Program Evaluation (13.01 KB)03/01/04
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION - EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENTLAST UPDATED
4.301Employee Development (14.51 KB)08/16/05
4.305Meetings and Conferences (437.77 KB)11/30/12
PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION - EMPLOYEE RECOGNITIONLAST UPDATED
4.402Outstanding Supervisor Award (15.12 KB)12/01/08
4.405WS Safety and Health Incentive Awards Program (183.36 KB)09/10/21
4.410Recognition of Publications (13.55 KB)03/25/04
4.415Inventions, Patents and Patent Royalty Distribution (196.67 KB)04/01/22