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Rabbitsfoot

Illinois - Critical Habitat Unit Maps

 

Digital maps of critical habitat are availble at the Critical Habitat Portal.

 

The maps and written descriptions below were taken from the Federal Register (April 30, 2015): Designation of Critical Habitat for Neosho Mucket and Rabbitsfoot; Final Rule (98-page PDF; 15MB)

 

For more information about listing the rabbitsfoot as threatened and designating critical habitat.

 

Index map of rabbitsfoot critical habitat

 

 

Unit 20 - Ohio River—Massac and Pulaski Counties, Illinois.

 

(28) Unit RF20: Ohio River—Ballard, and McCracken Counties, Kentucky; Massac and Pulaski Counties, Illinois.

 

(i) General Description: Unit RF20 includes 45.9 rkm (28.5 rmi) of the Ohio River from the Tennessee River confluence at the downstream extent of Owens Island downstream to Lock and Dam 53 near Olmstead, Illinois.

 

Map for Unit 20 of critical habitat for Rabbitsfoot in Illinois.

 

 

Unit 28 - North Fork Vermilion River and Middle Branch North Fork Vermilion River in Vermilion County, Illinois

(36) Unit RF28: North Fork Vermilion River and Middle Branch North Fork Vermilion River, respectively—
Vermilion County, Illinois.

 

(i) General Description: Unit RF28 includes a total of 28.5 rkm (17.7 rmi). Unit RF28 includes 21.2 rkm (13.2 rmi) of the North Fork Vermilion River from the confluence of Middle Branch North Fork Vermilion River downstream to Illinois Highway 1 and U.S. Highway 136 upstream of Lake Vermilion, Vermilion County, Illinois. Unit RF28 also includes 7.2 rkm (4.5 rmi) of the Middle Branch North Fork Vermilion River from the Jordan Creek confluence northwest of Alvin, Illinois, downstream to its confluence with North Fork Vermilion River west of Alvin, Vermilion County, Illinois.

 

(ii) Map of Unit RF28 follows:

 

Map for Unit 28 of critical habitat for Rabbitsfoot in Illinois.

 


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