Five-Year Review of Listed Species (Threatened, Endangered, & SINC)

T & E Task Committee Members
Name Agency E-mail Address
Eberle, Mark Fort Hays State University
Finck, Elmer Fort Hays State University
Haukos, David Kansas State University
Jensen, William Emporia State University
Miller, Ed (Chair) KDWPT 620-331-6820
Shaw, Mark KDWPT Fisheries Biologist
Zukoff, Sarah KSU Extension
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 KDWPT 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 KDWPT 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 KDWPT Commission meeting and vote on list changes (probably mid 2019)