Rock Island Ecological Services Field Office

Midwest Region

 

Rock Island Field Office

1511 47th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
Phone: 309-757-5800
Fax: 309-757-5807
TTY: 1-800-877-8339 (Federal Relay)

e-mail: RockIsland@fws.gov

 

 


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Threatened and Endangered Species Program in Illinois and Iowa

Protecting and recovering rare and endangered species and the ecosystems that sustain them.

 

Joe Slater, staff biologist, helps manage invasive weeds at a marsh in Iowa where the endangered western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara) grows.

Photo above by USFWS; Cindy Ewen below USFWS; Mike Coffey

 

Information about the Endangered Species Act

Endangered Species Act

 

Overview of the Endangered Species Act

 

History of the Endangered Species Act

 

State Species Lists with County Distributions

 

Illinois Threatened, Endangered, Proposed and Candidate Species

 

Iowa Threatened, Endangered, Proposed and Candidate Species

 

Section 7 Consultation

Answers to "Are there listed species in my project area?" and "What do I do?"

Section 7 Consultation Process Explained

 

Step-by-Step S7 Consultation Guide

 

Permits and Habitat Conservation Plans

Permits can be issued to "take" listed species.

 

Types of permits and how to apply

 

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCPs) in the Upper Midwest

 

National HCP website

 

More Information about Endangered Species in Iowa and Illinois

USFWS Midwest Endangered Species

 

Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Threatened and Endangered Species Program

 

Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Endangered Species Protection Board

 

 

To request help or for more information, please contact:

 

Kristen Lundh

Fish and Wildlife Biologist

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

1511 47th Avenue
Moline, IL  61265

Email: Kristen_Lundh@fws.gov

Phone: 309-757-5800 Extension 215

 

 

llinois's Listed, Proposed and Candidate Species

 

Mammals

Gray bat

 

Indiana bat

 

Northern Long-eared Bat

 

Birds

Least Tern

 

Piping Plover (Great Lakes Population)

 

Rufa Red Knot

 

Whooping Crane (transient individuals)

 

Reptiles

Eastern Massasauga

 

Fish

Pallid Sturgeon

 

Mussels

Clubshell

 

Fanshell mussel

 

Fat pocketbook pearlymussel

 

Higgins Eye Pearlymussel

 

Orangefoot pimpleback

 

Pink Mucket pearlymussel

 

Rabbitsfoot

 

Sheepnose

 

Snuffbox

 

Spectaclecase

 

Snails

Iowa pleistocene snail

 

Insects

Hine's emerald dragonfly

 

Karner Blue Butterfly

 

Rattlesnake-master borer moth

 

Crustacean

Illinois cave amphipod

 

Plants

Decurrent false aster

 

Eastern prairie fringed orchid

 

Lakeside daisy

 

Leafy prairie clover

 

Mead's milkweed

 

Pitcher's thistle

 

Prairie Bush Clover

 

Price's potato bean

 

Small whorled pogonia

 

 

Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid

Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid by USFWS

 

Indiana bat

 

Indiana bat by USFWS

 

 


 

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Last updated: August 4, 2015