2018 Five Year Review of Threatened, Endangered, and SINC Species

T & E Task Committee Members
Name Agency E-mail Address
Eberle, Mark Fort Hays State University meberle@fhsu.edu
Finck, Elmer Fort Hays State University efinck@fhsu.edu
Haukos, David Kansas State University dhaukos@k-state.edu
Jensen, William Emporia State University wjensen1@emporia.edu
Miller, Ed (Chair) KDWP ed.miller@ks.gov 620-331-6820
Shaw, Mark KDWP Fisheries Biologist mark.shaw@ks.gov
Zukoff, Sarah KSU Extension snzukoff@ksu.edu
Listing Timeline

Completed applications are evaluated by the T&E Task Committee (July 2018). The committee determines if substantial evidence has been presented by the petitioner to warrant a full review. Some of the factors considered are:

  • evidence of decline or vulnerability using best scientific data available
  • extent of threat
  • listing rank
  • population must be viable
  • disease, exotic introduction, commercial use, etc

Committee recommendations on which species petitions merit full review.

  • Approval of Sectary to accept preliminary recommendations and conduct full review
  • General discussion agenda item in front of of KDWP Commission
  • Hold informational meetings around the state
  • Seek expert input via numeric evaluation forms and specific questions
  • Evaluate present and future conservation actions
  • News releases
  • Publish public notice that review it warranted (90 day public comment period)

More interim requirements (subsequent to public notice publications)

  • All documents regarding review made available on KDWP website
  • Notify surrounding states and tribal governments
  • Statement of economic impact for each listing
  • All documents made available at local repository via request

Workshop at Commission meeting
Public hearing at KDWP Commission meeting and vote on list changes (probably mid 2019)

Petitions/Repository of Information