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Michigan

County Distribution of Federally-Listed Threatened, Endangered, Proposed, and Candidate Species

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For more information about threatened and endangered species in Michigan, contact the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service office at 2651 Coolidge Road, East Lansing, Michigan 48823 (517/351-6274)

 

Bald Eagle

Bald eagles are no longer protected under the federal Endangered Species Act and Section 7 consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is no longer necessary. However, the bald eagle remains protected under the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.

Information about Bald Eagles

Information about Eagle Permits and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act

 

Gray Wolf

The Gray Wolf population that includes Michigan was removed from the list of threatened and endangered species and is no longer protected under the Endangered Species Act.

 

Revised December 2013

County

Species

Status

Habitat

Alcona

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler

(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young jack pine

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Endangered

Spring fed wetlands, wet meadows and marshes; calcareous streams & associated wetlands overlying dolomite bedrock

Pitcher's thistle

(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Alger

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler

(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young jack pine

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Allegan

Indiana bat
(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Alpena

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover

(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Hine's emerald dragonfly
(Somatochlora hineana)

Endangered

Spring fed wetlands, wet meadows and marshes; calcareous streams & associated wetlands overlying dolomite bedrock

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Antrim

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler

(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young jack pine

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Arenac

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Baraga

Canada lynx

(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler

(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Barry

Indiana bat

(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Endangered

Fens; wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Bay

Indiana bat

(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Benzie

Indiana bat

(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover

(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover

(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Michigan monkey-flower
(Mimulusmichiganensis)

Endangered

Soils saturated with cold flowing spring water; found along seepages, streams and lakeshores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Berrien

Indiana bat

(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover

(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Endangered

Fens; wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Small whorled pogonia
(Isotria medeoloides)

Threatened

Dry woodland; upland sites in mixed forests (second or third growth stage)

Branch

Indiana bat

(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Copperbelly water snake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)

Threatened

Wooded and permanently wet areas such as oxbows, sloughs, brushy ditches and floodplain woods

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Endangered

Fens; wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Calhoun

Indiana bat

(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Copperbelly water snake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)

Threatened

Wooded and permanently wet areas such as oxbows, sloughs, brushy ditches and floodplain woods

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Cass

Indiana bat

(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Copperbelly water snake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)

Threatened

Wooded and permanently wet areas such as oxbows, sloughs, brushy ditches and floodplain woods

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Endangered

Fens; wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Charlevoix

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover

(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Houghton's goldenrod
(Solidago houghtonii)

Threatened

Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Michigan monkey-flower
(Mimulus michiganensis)

Endangered

Soils saturated with cold flowing spring water; found along seepages, streams and lakeshores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Cheboygan

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover

(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

 

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Houghton's goldenrod
(Solidago houghtonii)

Threatened

Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Michigan monkey-flower
(Mimulus michiganensis)

Endangered

Soils saturated with cold flowing spring water; found along seepages, streams and lakeshores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Chippewa

Canada lynx

(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler

(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young jack pine

Piping plover

(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

American hart's tongue fern
(Asplenium scolopendrium var. americanum)

Threatened

Cool limestone sinkholes in mature hardwood forest

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Houghton's goldenrod
(Solidago houghtonii)

Threatened

Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Clare

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler

(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Clinton

Indiana bat

(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Crawford

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler

(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Eastern massasauga

(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Houghton's goldenrod
(Solidago houghtonii)

Threatened

Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Delta

Canada lynx

(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler

(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Piping plover

(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Dickinson

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eaton

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Copperbelly water snake (Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)

Threatened

Wooded and permanently wet areas such as oxbows, sloughs, brushy ditches and floodplain woods

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Emmet

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Hungerford's crawling water beetle
(Brychius hungerfordi)

Endangered

Cool riffles of clean, slightly alkaline streams; known to occur in five streams in northern Michigan

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Houghton's goldenrod
(Solidago houghtonii)

Threatened

Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Michigan monkey-flower
(Mimulus michiganensis)

Endangered

Soils saturated with cold flowing spring water; found along seepages, streams and lakeshores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Genesee

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Gladwin

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Gogebic

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Grand Traverse

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young jack pine

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Gratiot

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Hillsdale

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Copperbelly water snake
(Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)

Threatened

Wooded and permanently wet areas such as oxbows, sloughs, brushy ditches and floodplain woods

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Clubshell
(Pleurobema clava)

Endangered

Found in coarse sand and gravel areas of runs and riffles within streams and small rivers

Rayed Bean (Villosa fabalis)

Endangered

Smaller, headwater creeks, but they are sometimes found in large rivers

Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat

Wet prairie and fens

Houghton

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Huron

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Ingham

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Ionia

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Karner blue butterfly
(Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Iosco

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

 

Kirtland's warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Iron

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Isabella

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Jackson

 

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Endangered

Fens; wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat

Wet prairie and fens

Kalamazoo

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Endangered

Fens; wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Kalkaska

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Houghton's goldenrod
(Solidago houghtonii)

Threatened

Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Kent

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Karner blue butterfly
(Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Keweenaw

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Lake

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Karner blue butterfly
(Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Lapeer

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Leelanau

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

 

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Michigan monkey-flower
(Mimulus michiganensis)

Endangered

Soils saturated with cold flowing spring water; found along seepages, streams and lakeshores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Lenawee

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat

Wet prairie and fens

Rayed Bean Mussel (Villosa fabalis)

Endangered

Smaller, headwater creeks, but they are sometimes found in large rivers

Livingston

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat

Wet prairie and fens

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Luce

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young jack pine

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

 

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Mackinac

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

 

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Endangered

Spring fed wetlands, wet meadows and marshes; calcareous streams & associated wetlands overlying dolomite bedrock

American hart's tongue fern
(Asplenium scolopendrium var. americanum)

Threatened

Cool limestone sinkholes in mature hardwood forest

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Houghton's goldenrod
(Solidago houghtonii)

Threatened

Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Lakeside daisy
(Hymenoxys herbacea)

Threatened

Dry gravelly or sandy thin-soiled fields and alvars with dolomitic or limestone bedrock at or near the surface

Michigan monkey-flower
(Mimulus michiganensis)

Endangered

Soils saturated with cold flowing spring water; found along seepages, streams and lakeshores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Macomb

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Rayed bean
(Villosa fabalis)

Endangered

Clinton River

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks and some larger rivers, in areas with a swift current

Manistee

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Marquette

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Mason

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover (Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

 

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Karner blue butterfly
(Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Mecosta

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Karner blue butterfly
(Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Menominee 

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

Endangered

Spring fed wetlands, wet meadows and marshes; calcareous streams & associated wetlands overlying dolomite bedrock

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Midland

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur in large wetland complexes during the Red knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Missaukee

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Monroe

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Karner blue butterfly
(Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Northern riffleshell
(Epioblasma torulosa rangiana)

Endangered

Large streams and small rivers in firm sand of riffle areas; also occurs in Lake Erie

Rayed Bean Mussel (Villosa fabalis)

Endangered

Smaller, headwater creeks, but they are sometimes found in large rivers

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks in areas with a swift current and some larger rivers

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Montcalm

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Montmorency

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Hungerford's crawling water beetle
(Brychius hungerfordi)

Endangered

Cool riffles of clean, slightly alkaline streams; known to occur in five streams in northern Michigan.

Muskegon

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

 

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Newaygo

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Oakland

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat

Wet prairie and fens

Rayed Bean Mussel (Villosa fabalis)

Endangered

Clinton River

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks in areas with a swift current and some larger rivers

Oceana

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)

Endangered

Pine barrens and oak savannas on sandy soils and containing wild lupines (Lupinus perennis), the only known food plant of larvae.

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Ogemaw

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler
(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Ontonagon

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Osceola

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Oscoda

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler
(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Hungerford's crawling water beetle
(Brychius hungerfordi)

Endangered

Cool riffles of clean, slightly alkaline streams; known to occur in five streams in northern Michigan

Otsego

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler
(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Ottawa

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Presque Isle

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler
(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

 

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga
(Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Hine's emerald dragonfly
(Somatochlora hineana)

Endangered

Spring fed wetlands, wet meadows and marshes; calcareous streams & associated wetlands overlying dolomite bedrock

Hungerford's crawling water beetle
(Brychius hungerfordi)

Endangered

Cool riffles of clean, slightly alkaline streams; known to occur in five streams in northern Michigan.

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Houghton's goldenrod
(Solidago houghtonii)

Threatened

Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Roscommon

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Kirtland's warbler
(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Saginaw

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur in large wetland complexes during the Red knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Sanilac

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Northern riffleshell
(Epioblasma torulosa rangiana)

Endangered

Large streams and small rivers in firm sand of riffle areas; also occurs in Lake Erie

Schoolcraft

Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

A Canada lynx was recently documented in the Upper Peninsula. The counties listed here have the highest potential for Lynx presence. Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Endangered

Beaches along shorelines of the Great Lakes

Piping plover
(Charadrius melodus)

Critical Habitat Designated

 

Kirtland's warbler
(Setophaga kirtlandii)

Endangered

Nests in young stands of jack pine

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

Threatened

Partially shaded sandy-gravelly soils on lakeshores

Houghton's goldenrod
(Solidago houghtonii)

Threatened

Sandy flats along Great Lakes shores

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

St. Clair

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Rayed Bean
(Villosa fabalis)

Endangered

Belle, Black, and Pine Rivers

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Belle and Pine Rivers

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

St. Joseph

Indiana bat
(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Copperbelly water snake
(Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)

Threatened

Wooded and permanently wet areas such as oxbows, sloughs, brushy ditches and floodplain woods

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

Mitchell's satyr butterfly
(Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Endangered

Fens; wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Shiawassee

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur in large wetland complexes during the Red knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Tuscola

Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Van Buren

Indiana bat
(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Mitchell's satyr butterfly
(Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Endangered

Fens; wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

Threatened

Stabilized dunes and blowout areas

Washtenaw

Indiana bat
(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Snuffbox (Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Small to medium-sized creeks in areas with a swift current and some larger rivers

Mitchell's satyr butterfly
(Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii)

Endangered

Fens; wetlands characterized by calcareous soils which are fed by carbonate-rich water from seeps and springs

Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Proposed Critical Habitat

Wet prairie and fens

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Wayne

Indiana bat
(Myotis sodalis)

Endangered

Summer habitat includes small to medium river and stream corridors with well developed riparian woods; woodlots within 1 to 3 miles of small to medium rivers and streams; and upland forests. Caves and mines as hibernacula.

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed threatened

Only actions that occur along coastal areas during the Red Knot migratory window of MAY 1 - SEPTEMBER 30

Eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)

Candidate

 

Northern riffleshell
(Epioblasma torulosa rangiana)

Endangered

Large streams and small rivers in firm sand of riffle areas; also occurs in Lake Erie

Rayed Bean Mussel (Villosa fabalis)

Endangered

Smaller, headwater creeks, but they are sometimes found in large rivers

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Plantathera leucophaea)

Threatened

Mesic to wet prairies and meadows

Wexford

Northern long-eared bat

Myotis septentrionalis

Proposed as Endangered

Hibernates in caves and mines - swarming in surrounding wooded areas in autumn. Roosts and forages in upland forests during spring and summer.

 

Revised October 2013


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