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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FWS Biologist Uproots a Radish Award!

Aleshia Kenney holds a Topeka shiner after seining an oxbow pond.

Aleshia Kenney holds a Topeka shiner after seining an oxbow pond.

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Feb. 18, 2015


An Iowa based news group, the Radish Magazine has shined the spotlight on Aleshia Kenney a biologist in the Partners for Fish and Wildlife program. Each year in January the Radish Magazine recognizes individuals or organizations that are making positive differences in personal, environmental and community health. This year’s conservation Radish award acknowledges Aleshia’s work connecting land owners to the land.


Featured article by Sarah J. Gardner below, reprinted with permission from the Radish Magazine.


Aleshia Kenney is a woman with vision. Where others might see a spot to dig a pond, Aleshia, a biologist with the Rock Island field office of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, sees the potential for a wetland — and not just the wetland, but all the species of plants and animals it could support.


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Examples of Aleshia's Work


The Little Native Prairie Fish that Could: 2014 Post-winter Topeka Shiner Survey


Slideshow - Topeka Shiner Reintroduction in Missouri (Nov. 6, 2013)


Post -2012 Drought Recolonization Survey in Iowa



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Feb. 13, 2015: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Supports Pool 11 Spill Response on Mississippi River

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Damaged train cars from the Mississippi River Pool 11 spill. Photo by USFWS.



Feb. 9, 2015: Service Teams with Conservation Partners to Launch Campaign to Save Beleaguered Monarch Butterfly

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Feb. 5, 2015: How Saving One Butterfly Could Help Save the Prairie

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• Find out more about the milkweed and nectar plants that are right for your geographic area.

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Jan. 30, 2015: Service Announcs Annual Endangered Species Youth Art Contest
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Jan. 22, 2015: Service Programs, Partners Join Together to Save Iowa Pleistocene Snail

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Last updated: February 18, 2015