TITLE 17: CONSERVATION
CHAPTER V: ILLINOIS NATURE PRESERVES COMMISSION
PART 4015 PUBLIC USE OF DEDICATED NATURE PRESERVES
SECTION 4015.20 CRITERIA FOR EVALUATING REQUESTS
Section 4015.20 Criteria for Evaluating Requests
Criteria that will be used to evaluate requests under Section 4015.10(q) include:
a) Is there evidence that the species formerly occurred on the nature preserve or nature preserve buffer or that the habitat was suitable and was probably occupied by the species?
b) Are the habitat and other ecological conditions presently suitable and adequate to support the species?
c) What is the source of origin and genotype of the proposed introductions and is it the same as that originally occurring in the nature preserve or nature preserve buffer?
d) Will the reintroduction threaten the population from which it is being taken?
e) Will the reintroduction threaten any species or communities presently considered desirable on the nature preserve or nature preserve buffer?