Idaho Fish and Wildlife Office
Pacific Region  

Request a Species List

Purpose: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provides species lists for actions authorized, funded or carried out by federal agencies. The species list fulfills our requirement, under section 7(c) of the Endangered Species Act, to provide a list of threatened and endangered species upon request for federal actions and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance.

The method for obtaining a species list has changed. You will now be able to get a species list through our new system called IPaC.

What is IPaC?

IPaC stands for: Information, Planning, and Conservation. It is a new conservation planning tool for streamlining the environmental review process. The system provides you - our partners - with the ability to explore the landscape and helps you to site your projects in a way that minimizes conflicts with natural resources.

With IPaC's landscape explorer tool, you can view designated critical habitat, wetlands, GAP land cover, and other nature resource map layers.

Learn more on the FAQ web page.


  • Go to the IPaC web page.

  • Click on the “Initial Project Scoping” tab to specify your project’s action area and request a species list. (The action area refers to the area directly or indirectly affected by the proposed action; this area will usually be larger than the project footprint.)

  • Follow steps 1 through 4

  • View instructions for navigating IPaC

More Information

  • For information on listed, candidate, and proposed species under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Idaho, click here .

  • For information on species under the jurisdiction of National Marine Fisheries Service, click here.

  • For guidance on preparation of a Biological Assessment for consultation under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act,
    click here.




Last updated: December 2, 2013