Tag: bat

Bat Conservation Strategy & Conservation MOA Update

SMG attended Bat Conservation Strategy & Conservation MOA training hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) Kentucky Field Office last week.  Topics included the threatened species listing and interim rule for the Northern Long-eared Bat which went into effect May 4th, 2015.  Earlier this week, we briefly described the interim rule.  Additionally, training […]

6-Month Extension issued for Final Determination under the ESA for the Northern Long-Eared Bat

As we reported last year, the US Fish and Wildlife Service is deciding whether to list the Northern Long Eared Bat as an endangered species.  The bat lives in some areas of Kentucky.  Recently, the Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the comment period on this proposed listing, due in part from concerns in the […]