Last updated 12/2013
North Dakota has seven species listed as threatened (likely to become an endangered species in the near future) or endangered (in danger of extinction now) via the Endangered Species Act and an additional four species listed as candidate (proposed for listing as threatened or endangered species) species.
North Dakota does not have a state endangered or threatened species list. Only those species listed by the Endangered Species Act of 1973 are considered threatened or endangered in North Dakota.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has primary oversight of threatened and endangered species. Contact the North Dakota Ecological Services Field Office in Bismarck for more information on these species 701-250-4481 or firstname.lastname@example.org
North Dakota ESA Listed Species
- Greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)
- Sprague's pipit (Anthus spragueii)
- Dakota skipper (Hesperia dacotae)
- Poweshiek skipperling (Oarisma poweshiek)