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Endangered Species

5th ESA Workshop on Joint Interim Approaches to NAS Recommendations

On June 29 and 30, 2016, EPA and its federal partners, Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service, held a two-day meeting that provided a forum for stakeholder suggestions for refining some of the interim scientific methods used in the recently released draft Biological Evaluations for three pilot chemicals: chlorpyrifos, diazinon, and malathion.

For more background information about this meeting, go to the OPP Update from June 2016. Search EPA ArchiveBelow are the materials from the meeting, including the agenda, the required reading list, the charge questions, the agencies’ opening plenary presentations, and closing plenary reports.

  • Workshop Agenda
  • Aquatic Modeling Charge Questions
  • Refinements Charge Questions
  • Weight of Evidence Charge Questions
  • Recommended Reading Materials
  • Aquatic modeling
  • Refinements
  • Weight of Evidence
  • NatureServe presentation on species range data
  • Aquatic modeling
    • Changes to Conceptual and Mathematical Approaches Incorporated into Bins 3 and 4 (Flowing waters)
    • Evaluating Watershed Model Results
  • Refinements
    • Spatial Analysis
    • Non-spatial Analyses
  • Weight of Evidence
    • Approach to Weight of Evidence for Listed Animals and Plants

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