Jill Utrup

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Fish and Wildlife Biologist

3815 American Blvd. East
Bloomington, MN 55425
United States

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Additional roles
Point of contact for Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration and National Wildlife Refuge consultations
National Recovery lead for northern long-eared bat
Areas of expertise
ESA S7 Consultations, Recovery of Threatened & Endangered Species
Habitat Conservation Plans
Habitat Conservation Plans
Species Status Assessments
Community outreach

From The Library

Draft NLEB FAQ Wind Avoidance Guidance

Frequently Asked Questions document to supplement the (new) Draft Wind Guidance for Northern Long-Eared Bat

DRAFT Consultation Guidance for Development Projects

This document includes a step-by-step voluntary approach to consultation for the northern long-eared bat (NLEB) and the tricolored bat (TCB) for project types that do not include wind turbine operation or sustainable forestry, or projects included under other programmatic consultations. The...

Draft TAL Template for Northern Long-Eared Bat

Draft Wind Technical Assistance Letter Template for the Northern Long-eared Bat

Draft NLEB Wind Avoidance Guidance

This document articulates how new or existing land-based wind energy facilities can site and operate in a manner in which incidental take of northern long-eared bat is not “reasonably certain to occur” and describes standard post-construction monitoring needed to validate the effectiveness of...

Range-wide Indiana Bat and Northern Long-eared Bat Survey Guidelines

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) was originally listed as being in danger of extinction under the Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966 (32 FR 4001, March 11, 1967), and is currently listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended. This survey...