The Pennsylvania Biological Survey is in the process of compiling the PABS Procedural Manual, consisting of a brief background of biodiversity conservation in Pennsylvania (Chapter 1), a concise statement of the methods PABS uses for status determination (Chapter 2), the legal framework for biodiversity conservation in the state (Chapter 3), and a summary of the methods used by the state agencies for regulatory listing (Chapter 4).
Chapter 1. An Introduction to PABS (to be completed in 2017-2018)
Chapter 3. Legal Aspects of Endangered and Threatened Species Protection in Pennsylvania (to be completed in 2017)
Chapter 4. The Pennsylvania State Agency Regulatory Listing Protocols (to be completed in 2017)