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In accordance with Governor Little’s mandatory shelter in place order, OSC offices in Boise, Salmon, and Moscow are closed but staff are fully available to assist you.  Please call or email us by clicking the “staff tab” or “contact tab” above.

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About OSC


The Idaho Governor’s Office of Species Conservation (OSC) is dedicated to planning, coordinating and implementing the State’s actions to preserve, protect and restore species listed as candidate, threatened and endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA). This work is done in coordination with the State’s natural resource agencies and input from the citizens of Idaho, while taking into consideration the economic vitality of the State. The OSC provides constituent services for state, federal and private stakeholders seeking assistance with ESA issues.


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