USFWS Offices and Refuges Near You

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you.

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you »

 

Conserving the Nature of America

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

 

 

Contact Us

 

General Eagle Questions, and to Determine if an Eagle Permit is Recommended:

Please Contact the Ecological Services Field Office in Your State.

Additional Assistance can be found on our Eagle Permits Page

 

Short-Term Eagle Disturbance, Incidental Take, and Nest Removal Permit Processing; Eagle Scientific Collecting Permits

 

In Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Short term permits (up to 5 years).

Deanne Endrizzi

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Midwest Regional Office, Migratory Bird Permits

5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990

Bloomington, MN 55437-1458

 

Phone: 612-713-5441
Email: deanne_endrizzi@fws.gov

 

Long-Term Eagle Take Permits (Wind, Transmission, Other)

 

In Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Long-term permits (5-30 years)

 

Please Contact the Field Office in Your State for early coordination assistance.

Mags Rheude

Phone: 612-713-5438

Email: Margaret_Rheude@fws.gov

 

OR

Beth Rigby

Phone: 612-713-5141

Email: Elizabeth_Rigby@fws.gov

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Midwest Regional Office, Division of Migratory Birds

5600 American Blvd West, Suite 990

Bloomington, MN 55437

 

Eagle Depredation, Native American Religious/Ceremonial Use, Exhibition/Education and Eagle Rehabilitation Permits:

 

In Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Ohio:

 

Jason Mercado

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Midwest Regional Office, Migratory Bird Permits

5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990

Bloomington, MN 55437-1458

 

Phone: 612-713-5421
Email: jason_mercado@fws.gov

 

In Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin:

 

Rick Rottman

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Midwest Regional Office, Migratory Bird Permits

5600 American Blvd. West, Suite 990

Bloomington, MN 55437-1458

 

Phone: 612-713-5449
Email: richard_rottman@fws.gov

 

General Permit Questions: permitsR3MB@fws.gov