2. Search for potential species using other existing federal and State sources of information.
A special status species list for your project will include species that occur on the project that are:
- Listed as threatened or endangered by USFWS and/or NOAA
- Listed as federal Candidates, Proposed for listing, and Species of Concern, by USFWS and/or NOAA.
- Listed as threatened or endangered by your State
- Listed as sensitive by your State
- Species listed in your State's Heritage Program as potentially endangered in the future
For a list of federally protected plant, and animal species including marine and anadromous fish, and marine mammals that you can search by State or region: http://ecos.fws.gov/tess_public/
3. For information on the status of federal and State sensitive species, access your State Heritage Program, which often provides a list of all species in the State that have status. You can search for your State programs by State by clicking on Local Programs:
The Natural Heritage Program in your State may also provide access to known occurrences of special status species on Corps' lands. Some State Heritage Programs provide information for free; others for a fee.
"How do I find out more about the special status species on my list?"