Section 7 Consultation Technical Assistance
Species Specific Section
7 Guidance and Conservation Measures
We are in the process of developing conservation measures and species-specific guidance for section 7 related decisions. As we develop the products, they will be posted.
The information provided falls into 3 general categories: (1) conservation measures for avoiding or minimizing adverse effects, (2) guidance for determining “may be present,” and (3) proactive management suggestions.
Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis)
Indiana Bat Section 7 and Section 10 Wind Energy Guidance
shiner (Notropis topeka)
for Construction Projects that May Affect Topeka Shiner Habitat
Topeka Shiner Range and Designated Critical Habitat in Iowa (PDF)
Dakota Skipper (Hesperia dacotae)
Dakota Skipper Conservation Guidelines - this link will take you out of the S7 Technical Assistance web pages, click on the back arrow on your toolbar to return to this page.
Karner Blue Butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis)
The Wisconsin DNR Karner blue web page has High Potential Range Maps in Wisconsin. Scroll to the middle of the page for links to the maps.
Karner Blue Butterfly Threats Summary Table (PDF)
Eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea)
Determining whether eastern prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera leucophaea) may be present in a proposed project area in the following northeastern Illinois counties: Cook, Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, and Will
Determining Whether Minnesota
Dwarf Trout Lily may be present in a project area in Minnesota
buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum)
Recommendations for Running Buffalo Clover in Ohio
Determining Whether Western
Prairie Fringed Orchid (Platanthera praeclara) May be Present
in a Project Area in Minnesota