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Midwest Region

 

 

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

 


Endangered Species Program

Conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems

 


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Recovery Plans for Species

in the Upper Midwest (Region 3)

 

Species

Recovery Plan Status

Region 3 Lead Office

MAMMALS

Canada lynx
(Lynx canadensis)

DRAFT under development

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office
(R6 lead Region)

Gray bat
(Myotis grisescens)
PDF (7.4 MB)

Approved 1982

Missouri Field Office

Gray wolf (Canis lupus)

Revised 1992 (E&T)

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

Indiana bat

(Myotis sodalis)

 

Draft Recovery Plan; First Revision (258-page PDF; 1.4MB)


Draft Recovery Plan; First Revision Approved April 2007

Indiana Field Office

Ozark big-eared bat
(Plecotus townsendii ingens)

Approved 1984

Missouri Field Office (Region 2 lead Region)

BIRDS

Bald eagle
(Haliaeetus leucocephalus)
-Northern States

Northern States
Approved 1983

 

Bald Eagle delisted Aug. 9, 2007

Illinois-Iowa Field Office (WO lead)

Kirtland's warbler
(Dendroica kirtlandii)

83-page PDF; 5MB

Updated 1985

Michigan Field Office

Least tern - Interior population
(Sterna antillarum)
PDF (7.9MB)

Approved 1990

Missouri Field Office

Piping plover - Great Lakes population
(Charadrius melodus)
PDF (1.3MB)

Great Lakes Population
Approved 2003

Michigan Field Office

Piping plover - Northern Great Plains population
(Charadrius melodus)

Technical/Agency Review Draft 1994
(GL/NGP populations)

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

(R6 lead Region)

Whooping crane (Grus americana)
PDF (2.1MB)

Draft Revised 2005

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

(R2 lead Region)

FISHES

Niangua darter (Etheostoma nianguae)
PDF (7.9MB)

Approved 1989

Missouri Field Office

Ozark cavefish
(Amblyopsis rosae)

Approved 1988

Missouri Field Office
(Region 6 lead Region)

Neosho madtom
(Noturus placidus)

Approved 1991

Missouri Field Office
(Region 6 lead Region)

Pallid sturgeon
(Scaphirhynchus albus)

Approved 1993

Missouri Field Office

(R6 lead Region)

Scioto madtom
(Noturus trautmani)

Exempt

Ohio Field Office

Topeka shiner
(Notropis topeka)

DRAFT under development

Missouri Field Office

(R6 lead Region)

REPTILES

Copperbelly water snake -Northern population
(Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta)

FINAL Dec. 23. 2009

Michigan Field Office

Lake Erie water snake - Offshore Islands population
(Nerodia sipedon insularum)
PDF: 2.8MB

Approved 2003

Ohio Field Office

MUSSELS (BIVALVES)

Cracking pearly mussel
(Hemistena lata)

Approved 1991

Indiana Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Curtis' pearly mussel
(Epioblasma florentina curtisi)

98-page PDF; 1.3MB

Approved 1986

Missouri Field Office

Fanshell
[Cyprogenia stegaria (=C. irrorata)]

Approved 1991

Indiana Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Fat pocketbook
(Potamilus capax)

Approved 1989

Missouri Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Higgins' eye pearly mussel
(Lampsilis higginsi)
PDF: 3MB

Approved 1983
Revised May 2004

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

Clubshell
(Pleurobema clava) PDF: 5.8 MB

Approved 1994

Ohio Field Office

(R5 lead Region)

Northern riffleshell
(Epioblasma torulosa rangiana)
PDF: 5.8 MB

Approved 1994

Ohio Field Office

(R5 lead Region)

Orangefoot pimple back
Plethobasus cooperianus (=P. striatus)

56-page PDF; 2MB

Approved 1984

Illinois-Iowa Field Office (R4 lead Region)

Pink mucket pearly mussel
Lampsilis orbiculata (=L. abrupta)

55-page PDF; 5.9MB

Approved 1985

Missouri Field Office (R4 lead Region)

Purple cat's paw pearly mussel [Epioblasma (=Dysnomia) obliquata obliquata]

Approved 1992

Ohio Field Office

Ring pink mussel (=golf stick pearly)
(Obovaria retusa)
PDF; 30 pages

Approved 1991

Illinois-Iowa Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Rough pigtoe
(Pleurobema plenum)

64-page PDF; 2.3 MB

Approved 1984

Indiana Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Scaleshell mussel
(Leptodea leptodon)
PDF: 2.6MB

Draft 2004

Missouri Field Office

Spectacle case

(Cumberlandia monodonta) 18-page PDF: 1MB

Recovery Plan Outline

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

Tubercled-blossom pearly mussel
(Epioblasma torulosa torulosa)

56-page PDF; 1.7 MB

Approved 1985

Illinois-Iowa Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

White cat's paw pearly mussel
(Epioblasma obliquata perobliqua)
PDF: 7.3MB

Approved 1990

Ohio Field Office

White wartyback pearly mussel
(Plethobasus cicatricosus)
PDF; 48 pages; 1.1MB

Approved 1984

Indiana Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Winged mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula fragosa) PDF: 21.4MB

Approved 1997

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

SNAILS

Iowa Pleistocene snail
(Discus macclintocki)

42-page PDF; 2.2MB

Approved 1984

Illinois-Iowa Field Office

Tumbling Creek cavesnail (Antrobia culveri) PDF: 3.6MB

Approved 2003

Missouri Field Office

INSECTS

American burying beetle (=giant carrion)
(Nicrophorus americanus)
PDF; 81 pages; 6.8MB

Approved 1991

Illinois-Iowa Field Office

(R5 lead Region)

Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana) PDF: 4.5MB

Approved 2001

Chicago Field Office

Hungerford's crawling water beetle
(Brychius hungerfordi spangler)
PDF: 1.5MB

Approved September 2006

Michigan Field Office

Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) PDF: 2.4MB

Approved 2003

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

Mitchell's satyr butterfly (Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii) PDF: 9.6MB

Approved 1998

Michigan Field Office

CRUSTACEANS

Illinois cave amphipod (Grammarus acherodytes) PDF; 70 pages

Approved 2002

Illinois-Iowa Field Office

PLANTS

Leedy's roseroot
(Sedum integrifolium ssp. leedyi)

Approved 1998

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

American hart's-tongue fern
(Phyllitis scolopendrium var. americanum)
PDF; 37 pages

Approved 1993

Michigan Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Decurrent false aster
(Boltonia decurrens)

PDF; 31 page; 2.69MB

Approved 1990

Illinois-Iowa Field Office

Dwarf lake iris
(Iris lacustris)

84-page PDF; 751KB

Approved August 2013

Michigan Field Office

Eastern prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera leucophaea)
PDF; 63 pages


Approved 1999

Chicago Field Office

Fassett's locoweed
(Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea)
PDF; 51 pages

Approved 1991

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

Geocarpon (no common name)
(Geocarpon minimum)
PDF; 40 pages;

Approved 1993

Missouri Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Houghton's goldenrod (Solidgo houghtonii)
PDF; 66 pages; 6.82MB

Approved 1997

Michigan Field Office

Lakeside daisy
(Hymenoxys herbacea)

PDF; 97 pages; 7MB

Approved 1990

Ohio Field Office

Leafy prairie-clover
(Dalea foliosa)
PDF; 83 pages; 5.87MB

Approved 1996

Chicago Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Mead's milkweed
(Asclepias meadii)

PDF: 2.4MB

Approved 2003

Chicago Field Office

Michigan monkey-flower
(Mimulus glabratus var. michiganensis)

PDF; 45 pages; 3.52MB

Approved 1997

Michigan Field Office

Minnesota trout lily (Erythronium propullans)
PDF; 35 pages; 5.51MB

Approved 1987

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

Missouri bladderpod (Lesquerella filiformis)
PDF; 40 pages; 7.72MB

Approved 1988

Missouri Field Office

Northern wild monkshood (Aconitum noveboracense) PDF; 83 pages; 7.5MB

Approved 1983

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

Pitcher's thistle
(Cirsium pitcheri)

PDF: 1MB

Approved 2002

Michigan Field Office

Pondberry
(Lindera melissifolia)
PDF; 49 pages; 4.03MB

Approved 1993

Missouri Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Prairie bush-clover (Lespedeza leptostachya)
PDF; 47 pages; 10.97 MB

Approved 1988

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office

Price's potato-bean
(Apios priceana)
PDF; 51 Pages; 7.06MB

Approved 1993

Illinois-Iowa Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Running buffalo clover
(Trifolium stoloniferum)
PDF; 65 pages; 1.29MB

Approved 1989

Draft, 1st Revision August 2005

Ohio Field Office

Short's goldenrod
(Solidago shortii)

31-page PDF; 5.8MB

Approved 1988

Indiana Field Office

(R4 lead Region)

Small whorled pogonia
(Isotria medeoloides)
PDF; 77 pages; 12.5MB

Approved 1985

1st Revision 1992

Ohio Field Office
(Region 5 lead Region)

Virginia sneezeweed (Helenium virginicum)

Draft Recovery Plan

66-page PDF; 2.3 MB

DRAFT October 2, 2000

Missouri Field Office

(R5 lead Region)

Virginia spiraea
(Spiraea virginiana)

PDF; 47 pages; 4.27MB

Approved 1992

Ohio Field Office

(R5 lead Region)

Western prairie fringed orchid
(Platanthera praeclara)
PDF: 108 pages; 11MB

Approved 1996

Minnesota and Wisconsin Field Office


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Last updated: October 10, 2018