Midwest Region Endangered Species Conserving the nature of America

 

Endangered Species Program

 

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species program is conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems.

 

 

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Service in the Midwest

 

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.
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Welcome to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's,

Midwest Region,

Section 7(a)(2) Technical Assistance Website

 

This website provides Section 7 consultation guidance for Federal agencies and their applicants (i.e., project proponents). This information is provided to allow project proponents to fulfill their initial Section 7(a)(2) obligations without having, if they choose, to contact our Field Offices.

 

We recommend that users of this site begin with the Step-by-Step Instructions until they are familiar with the Section 7 process.

 

Website Contents

 

  • Species' County Lists - all endangered, threatened, proposed, & candidate species, and proposed & designated critical habitat occurrences by county

 

 

 

  • Example letters for documenting "no effect" and requesting concurrence with a finding of "not likely to adversely affect."

 

 

Mission statement of Region 3's Section 7 Program: To assist Federal agencies and applicants in accomplishing their primary mandates while fully complying with the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

 

Proceed to step-by-step instructions