The goals of
the Wildlife Ecology task are to report on the current
status of compliance with regulatory drivers related to
ecological resources and land management and to report on ongoing
research and other information gathering activities.
compliance issues addressed by the Wildlife Ecology team
Species presently listed under the
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Special status species with the
potential to be listed under the ESA including the
sagebrush-obligate species sage-grouse and pygmy rabbit.
Threats to sagebrush habitat on
Habitat data needs to
support management of special status species on the INL
Water management and the potential
to affect habit for special status wildlife on the INL.
Data needs to support
the National Environmental Policy Act process at the INL.