Development projects are reviewed by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) with the purpose of ensuring projects do not adversely impact at-risk species or their habitats.

Send the following information to Michelle Koch (NGPC, 2200 N. 33rd St. Lincoln, NE 68503; michelle.koch@nebraska.gov) and Eliza Hines (USFWS, 9325 South Alda Rd. Wood River, NE 68883; eliza_hines@fws.gov) for an environmental review:

  • Map of project location including project footprint.
  • Project description (entire project and component needing a state permit).

Review facts:

  • Projects are reviewed in the order they are received.
  • Approximate turn-around time is 30 days.
  • There is no expedited option.

Nebraska endangered and threatened species resources

Pronghorn Antelope

Pronghorn Antelope. Photo by Joseph Fontaine.

 

Navigating the Wildlife Consultation Process: Wind Energy in Nebraska

Developed in cooperation with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service with the purpose of providing basic information on the wildlife consultation process for parties interested in wind energy development in Nebraska.

Navigating Wildlife Consultation Process
Navigating Wildlife Consultation Process 2

 

For inquiries regarding proposed projects, questions about the environmental review process, and requests for environmental reviews, please contact:

Michelle Koch, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, 2200 N. 33rd St. Lincoln, NE 68503
michelle.koch@nebraska.gov, (402) 471-5438.

Eliza Hines, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Nebraska Field Office 9325 South Alda Road, Wood River, Nebraska 68883
eliza_hines@fws.gov, (308)382-6468, Extension 204