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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Scoping for EIS: MidAmerican Energy

Proposed Habitat Conservation Plan

for Wind Energy Facilities in Iowa


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Public Scoping Meetings May 17 and 18, 2016

Information Webinar May 23, 2016


MidAmerican Energy Company is seeking a multi-year incidental take permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for potential harm and mortality of threatened and endangered wildlife that may occur as a result of construction, operation and maintenance of their wind energy facilities in Iowa. Under the Endangered Species Act, permittees must prepare a Habitat Conservation Plan that identifies how incidental take will be avoided, minimized and mitigated.


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Public Scoping Meetings: May 17 and 18, 2016


Information Webinar: May 23





April 25, 2016: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Determines Critical Habitat is Not Prudent for Threatened Northern Long-eared Bats

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April 14, 2016: Draft Habitat Conservation Plan for Midwest Wind Energy Promotes Coordinated Industry Engagement in Conservation of At-Risk Species

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Last updated: May 17, 2016