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Endangered Species in Minnesota

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

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For additional information about threatened and endangered species in Minnesota, contact the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service office at 4101 E. 80th Street, Bloomington, Minnesota 55425-1665 (612-725-3548)

 

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 Minnesota was removed from the list of threatened and endangered species and is no longer protected under the Endangered Species Act.

 

Revised May 2014

County

Species

Status

Habitat

Aitkin

 

 

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

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.

Anoka

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.

Becker

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.

Beltrami

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

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.

Benton

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.

Big Stone

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.

Blue Earth

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.

Brown

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.

Prairie bush-clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Carlton

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

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.

Carver

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.

Cass

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

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.

Chippewa

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.

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native Prairie

Chisago

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.

Higgins eye pearlymussel
(Lampsilis higginsii)

Endangered

St. Croix River

Spectaclecase (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

St. Croix River

Snuffbox
(Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

St. Croix River

Winged mapleleaf
(Quadrula fragosa)

Endangered

St. Croix River

Clay

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.

Sprague's pipit

(Anthus spragueii)

Candidate

Large (>350 acre) patches of grassland - prefer native grassland, but also use non-native planted grasslands.

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native Prairie

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadow

Clearwater

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

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.

Cook

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Critical Habitat

Map of critical habitat in Minnesota

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.

Cottonwood

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.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Gravelly soil in dry to mesic prairies

Crow Wing

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.

Dakota

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.

Higgins eye pearlymussel
(Lampsilis higginsii)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Dodge

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.

Dwarf trout lily
(Erythronium propullans)

Endangered

North facing slopes and floodplains in deciduous forests

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Douglas

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.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Faribault

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.

Fillmore

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.

Leedy's roseroot
(Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. leedyi)

Threatened

Cool, wet groundwater-fed limestone cliffs

Freeborn

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.

Goodhue

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.

Dwarf trout lily
(Erythronium propullans)

Endangered

North facing slopes and floodplains in deciduous forests

Higgins eye pearlymussel
(Lampsilis higginsii)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Grant

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.

Hennepin

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.

Higgins eye pearlymussel
(Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Snuffbox
(Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Houston

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

Floodplain wetlands and nearby upland areas along the Mississippi River and Tributaries

Higgins eye pearlymussel
(Lampsilis higginsii)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Hubbard

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.

Isanti

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.

Itasca

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.

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

Jackson

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.

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Kanabec

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.

Kandiyohi

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.

Kittson

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.

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed Rule

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native Prairie

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Koochiching

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Critical Habitat

Map of lynx critical habitat in Minnesota

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.

Lac Qui Parle

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.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native Prairie

Lake

 

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Critical Habitat

Map of lynx critical habitat in Minnesota

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.

Lake of the Woods

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

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)
Northern Great Plains Breeding Population

Threatened; and
Critical Habitat

Sandy beaches, islands

 

Map of Critical Habitat Unit (1-page PDF)

Le Sueur

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.

Lincoln

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.

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Endangered

Prairie rivers and streams

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Critical Habitat

 

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native Prairie

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadow

Lyon

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.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Mahnomen

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.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Marshall

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

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.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Martin

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.

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

McLeod

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.

Meeker

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.

Mille Lacs

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.

Morrison

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.

Mower

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.

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Murray

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.

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Endangered

Prairie rivers and streams

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Critical Habitat

 

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed Rule

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Nicollet

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.

Nobles

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.

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Endangered

Prairie rivers and streams

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Critical Habitat

 

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadow

Norman

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.

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed Rule

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Olmsted

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.

Leedy's roseroot
(Rhodiola integrifolia ssp. leedyi)

Threatened

Cool, wet groundwater-fed limestone cliffs

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Otter Tail

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.

Pennington

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.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Pine

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.

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

Spectaclecase (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

St. Croix River

Pipestone

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.

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Endangered

Prairie rivers and streams

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Critical Habitat

 

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from

Native Prairie

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Polk

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.

Sprague's pipit

(Anthus spragueii)

Candidate

Large (>350 acre) patches of grassland - prefer native grassland, but also use non-native planted grasslands.

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native Prairie

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Pope

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.

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed Rule

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Ramsey

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.

Higgins eye pearlymussel
(Lampsilis higginsii)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Snuffbox
(Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Winged mapleleaf

(Quadrula fragosa)

Endangered

St. Croix River

Red 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.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadow

Redwood

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.

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Renville

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.

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Rice

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.

Dwarf trout lily
(Erythronium propullans)

Endangered

North facing slopes and floodplains in deciduous forest

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Rock

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.

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Endangered

Prairie rivers and streams

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

Critical Habitat

 

Prairie bush clover
(Lespedeza leptostachya)

Threatened

Native prairie on well-drained soils

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)

Threatened

Wet prairies and sedge meadows

Roseau

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.

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

Sprague's pipit

(Anthus spragueii)

Candidate

Large (>350 acre) patches of grassland - prefer native grassland, but also use non-native planted grasslands.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat from Oct. 24, 2013 Proposed

Native Prairie

St. Louis

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Threatened

Northern forest

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

Critical Habitat

Map of lynx critical habitat in Minnesota

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)
Great Lakes Breeding Population

Endangered and Critical Habitat Designated in this county

Sandy beaches, islands

Rufa Red knot

(Calidris canutus rufa)

Proposed Threatened

Coastal areas along Lake Superior

Scott

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.

Sherburne

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.

Sibley

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.

Stearns

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.

Steele

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.

Dwarf trout lily
(Erythronium propullans)

Endangered

North facing slopes and floodplains in deciduous forests

Stevens

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.

Swift

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.

Dakota skipper
(Hesperia dacotae)

Proposed as Threatened

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native prairie habitat

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native Prairie

Todd

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.

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.

Wabasha

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

Floodplain wetlands and nearby upland areas along the Mississippi River and Tributaries

Higgins eye pearlymussel
(Lampsilis higginsii)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Sheepnose
(Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Spectaclecase (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Wadena

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.

Waseca

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.

Washington

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.

Higgins eye pearlymussel
(Lampsilis higginsii)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Snuffbox
(Epioblasma triquetra)

Endangered

St. Croix River

Spectaclecase (Cumberlandia monodonta)

Endangered

St. Croix River

Winged mapleleaf
(Quadrula fragosa)

Endangered

St. Croix River

Watonwan

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.

Wilkin

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.

Poweshiek skipperling

(Oarisma poweshiek)

Proposed as Endangered

 

Maps of Proposed Critical Habitat

Native Prairie

Winona

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

Floodplain wetlands and nearby upland areas along the Mississippi River and Tributaries

Higgins eye pearlymussel
(Lampsilis higginsi)

Endangered

Mississippi River

Sheepnose
(Plethobasus cyphyus)

Endangered

Mississippi River

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.

Wright

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.

Yellow Medicine

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.

 

 


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