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Indiana Bat

History of the Summer Survey Guidance Development

A team of Fish and Wildlife Service biologists, with help from interested parties, developed new rangewide guidance for conducting summer surveys for Indiana bats. Below is a history of the actions they have taken to provide draft documents for review and comment.


2013 Indiana Bat Summer Survey Guidance

January 2013

Draft Revised Indiana Bat Summer Survey Guidelines Available for Public Review and Comment

Comments on the draft guidelines closed March 11, 2013.

May 1, 2012 Update

Open Letter to Interested Parties - Update on Comments Received and Progress on Guidance Development (2-page PDF Adobe PDF icon)


Feb. 2012 - Request for Peer Review of Draft Revised Indiana Bat Summer Survey Guidance

Open letter to reviewers

Draft revised Indiana bat summer survey protocols (42-page PDF).



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Last updated: July 16, 2014