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)




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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Will

Study the Status of Five Midwest Reptile

and Amphibian Species:
four occur in Illinois

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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.

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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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July 2, 2015: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hosts Public Information Meetings in Eight Midwest States for Regional Wind Energy Habitat Conservation Plan


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June 15, 2015: Pollinator Week: Highlighting the Importance of Pollinators

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June 2, 2015: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Provides More than 2 Million in Grants to Help Conserve Pollinators, Mussels andOother At-Risk Species to Midwest States - including Iowa


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