MOUs & MOAs

MOU/MOA:  MOUs or MOAs can be used to promote the conservation and use of Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air & Rare Plants staff resources.


MOU = Memorandum of Understanding:    A memorandum of understanding (MOU) is a document describing a bilateral or multilateral agreement between parties. It expresses a convergence of will between the parties, indicating an intended common line of action. It is often used in cases where parties either do not imply a legal commitment or in situations where the parties cannot create a legally enforceable agreement. It is a more formal alternative to a gentlemen's agreement.  However, in some cases depending on the exact wording, MOUs can have the binding power of a contract.

MOA = Memorandum of Agreement:  A memorandum of agreement (MOA) or cooperative agreement is a document written between parties to cooperatively work together on an agreed upon project or meet an agreed objective. The purpose of a MOA is to have a written understanding of the agreement between parties.  A MOA is a good tool to use for many heritage projects. It can be used between agencies, the public and the federal or state governments, communities, and individuals. A MOA lays out the ground rules of a positive cooperative effort.

No Fish MOUs & MOas at this time.



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