Range-wide Indiana Bat and Northern Long-eared Bat Survey Guidelines

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Range-wide Indiana Bat and Northern Long-eared Bat Survey Guidelines

The Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) was originally listed as being in danger of extinction under the Endangered Species Preservation Act of 1966 (32 FR 4001, March 11, 1967), and is currently listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended. This survey protocol provides the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) recommended guidance on survey methods and outlines additional reporting requirements for surveyors for Indiana bat and Northern Long-eared Bat.

Previous FAQ versions can be found at: https://www.fws.gov/media/previous-faq-versions-range-wide-indiana-bat-and-northern-long-eared-bat-survey-guidelines

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Fish and Wildlife Biologist
Ecological Services
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Point of contact for Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration and National Wildlife Refuge consultations,
National Recovery lead for northern long-eared bat
ESA S7 Consultations, Recovery of Threatened & Endangered Species,
Habitat Conservation Plans,
Habitat Conservation Plans,
Species Status Assessments,
Community outreach
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