The U.S. Navy's 2005 Natural Resources Management Plan
for the Naval Facilities of Diego Garcia,
British Indian Ocean Territory
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For those interested in a fairly recent summary of the natural history and resources of Diego Garcia.
1 - Executive Summary
2 - Introduction
3 - Status and Current Land Management
4 - Plants, Fish and Wildlife
5 - Outdoor Recreation
A - U.S. Regulations
B - British Indian Ocean Territory Regulations
C - References
D - Pesticide Usage
E - Botanical Survey
F - Bird and Mammal Survey
G - Coconut Crab Survey
H - Feral Donkey Survey
I - Rat Survey
J - Herpetological Survey
K - Marine Turtle Survey
L - Bird/Aircraft Strike Hazzard Plan, 2003
M - Feral Pet Policy
N - Rodent Control Template
O - Marine Biological Survey
P - Old Borrow Pit Reclamation
Q - Brown Tree Snake Control Instruction
R - Chagos Conservation Management Plan - 2003 (FCO Document)
S - British Fishing Regulations
T - Conservation Pamphlet for General Distribution
The Following Department of Defense, Department of the Navy and Department of the Air Force Regulations, Instructions, and Directives are applicable to U.S. Activities on Diego Garcia. This is not an all-inclusive list.
DoDD 6050.16 - Department of Defense Directive 6050.16; DoD Policy for Establishing and Implementing Environmental Standards at Overseas Installations.
DoDI 4715.5 - Department of Defense Instruction Number 4715.5; Management of Environmental Compliance at Overseas Installations.
DoDI 4715.8 - Department of Defense Instruction Number 4715.8; Environmental Remediation for DoD Activities Overseas.
SECNAVINST 5090.8A - Secretary of the Navy Instruction 5090.8A; Policy for Environmental Protection, Natural Resources, and Cultural Resources Programs.
OPNAVINST 5090.1C - Operations Naval Instruction 5090.1C; Environmental Readiness Program Manual.
AFI 23-7006 - Air Force Instruction 23-7006; Environmental Program in Foreign Countries