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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.

 

MAMMALS

Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis)

Section 7 Consultation with Federal Highway Administration

 

Indiana Bat Section 7 and Section 10 Wind Energy Guidance

 

FISHES

Topeka shiner (Notropis topeka)

Guidelines for Construction Projects that May Affect Topeka Shiner Habitat in Minnesota

 

Topeka Shiner Range and Designated Critical Habitat in Iowa (PDF)

 

INSECTS

Dakota Skipper (Hesperia dacotae)

Dakota Skipper Section 7 Guidance 12-page PDFAdobe PDF Icon

Appendix A: Dakota Skipper Conservation Guidelines

Appendix B: Dakota Skipper Fact Sheet (2-page PDF)

Appendix C: Conference Flow Chart (1-page PDF)

Appendix D: Ecological Services Field Offices (1-page PDF)

Appendix E: Counties in which Dakota skipper may be present (1-page PDF)

 

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)

 

PLANTS

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

 

Minnesota dwarf trout lily(Erythronium propullans)

Determining Whether Minnesota Dwarf Trout Lily may be present in a project area in Minnesota

 

Running buffalo clover (Trifolium stoloniferum)

Management Recommendations for Running Buffalo Clover in Ohio

 

Western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara)

Determining Whether Western Prairie Fringed Orchid (Platanthera praeclara) May be Present in a Project Area in Minnesota

 

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Last updated: April 1, 2014