Rock Island Ecological Services Field Office

Midwest Region

 

Kraig McPeek

Field Office Supervisor

 

Rock Island Field Office

Ecological Services
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

Phone: 309-757-5800
Fax: 309-757-5807
Federal Relay: 800-877-8339

-8339 (Federal Relay)

 

Email: RockIsland@fws.gov

 


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We work with public and private entities to conserve and restore endangered species, migratory birds, wetlands, and other important fish and wildlife resources in Iowa and Illinois.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will

Study the Status of Five Midwest Reptile

and Amphibian Species:
four occur in IllinoisIllinois chorus frog

The Illinois chorus frog, found in parts of Illinois, Missouri and Arkansas, lives on sand prairies and in cultivated fields or sandy lowlands near rivers.

Photo courtesy of Michael Jeffords; Illinois Natural History Survey

 

June 30, 2015

 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will assess the status of five reptile and amphibian species found in the Midwest to determine whether protection under the Endangered Species Act is warranted. The Service is seeking input as it conducts in-depth studies of the spotted turtle, alligator snapping turtle, Blanding’s turtle, Illinois chorus frog and green salamander.

 

The Service is initiating status reviews for a total of 20 species of amphibians and reptiles and one plant nationwide in response to petitions from the Center for Biological Diversity.

 

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April 1, 2015: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Protects
Northern Long-eared Bat as Threatened under the
Endangered Species Act

 

Northern long-eared bat with visible symptoms of white-nose syndrome.

 


 

Feb 18, 2015: FWS Biologist Uproots a Radish Award!

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Biologist, Aleshia Kenney, holding an endangered Topeka shiner.

 



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Last updated: July 1, 2015