Rock Island Ecological Services Field Office

Midwest Region

 

Kraig McPeek

Field Office Supervisor

 

Rock Island Field Office

Ecological Services
1511 47th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

Phone: 309-757-5800
Fax: 309-757-5807
Federal Relay: 800-877-8339

-8339 (Federal Relay)

 

Email: RockIsland@fws.gov

 


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Protections Finalized for Threatened Northern Long-Eared Bats

Biologist observing a northern long-eared bat with symptoms of

white-nose syndrome.

Photo courtesy of Steve Taylor; University of Illinois

 

January 14, 2016

 

In an effort to conserve the northern long-eared bat, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced a final rule today that uses flexibilities under section 4(d) of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to tailor protections to areas affected by white-nose syndrome during the bat’s most sensitive life stages. The rule is designed to protect the bat while minimizing regulatory requirements for landowners, land managers, government agencies and others within the species’ range.

 

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