FISH AND GAME
36-2402. Delisting advisory team — Duties — Membership. (1) The director of the department of fish and game for animal species and plant species, in cooperation and consultation with the governor’s office of species conservation, may establish a delisting advisory team (DAT) of no more than nine (9) members for a threatened species or endangered species, to recommend an appropriate state species management plan for a listed species in response to a notification from the secretary of interior or secretary of commerce of intent to delist the species or sooner if deemed appropriate.
(2) The delisting advisory team members shall be broadly representative of the constituencies with an interest in the species and its management or conservation and in the economic or social impacts of management or conservation including, where appropriate, depending on the specific species, representatives of tribal governments, local governments, academic institutions, private individuals and organizations and commercial enterprises. The delisting advisory team members shall be selected based upon:
(a) Their knowledge of the species;
(b) Their knowledge and expertise in the potential conflicts between a species’ habitat requirements or management and human activities;
(c) Their knowledge and expertise in the interests that may be affected by species management or conservation; or
(d) Other factors that may provide knowledge, information, or data that will further the intent of this act.
[36-2402, added 2000, ch. 270, sec. 2, p. 773; am. 2003, ch. 129, sec. 2, p. 380.]