Kris Budd

A person kneeling in a cave next to drapery formations.
Fish and Wildlife Biologist

101 Park De Ville Drive Suite A
Columbia, MO 65203
United States

About Kris Budd

My work focuses on the implementation of the Endangered Species Act primarily through threatened and endangered species listing and recovery as well as interagency consultation. I serve as a coordinator for GIS products and services, data analysis, and genetic project development and implementation. I am also a point of contact for our office for any IPaC IPaC
Information for Planning and Consultation (IPaC) is a project planning tool that streamlines the USFWS environmental review process

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Ph.D. Biological Sciences. 2021. University of Missouri. Columbia, MO.

B.S. Biological Sciences. 2015. Southern Utah University. Cedar City, UT.

Email Kris for ESA Interagency Consultation if actions are associated with the following:

  • Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS): Bird Strikes
  • Farm Service Agency (FSA)
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC): Cell Towers
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers(USACE): Memphis District
  • U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)


From The Library

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...