Indiana Bat

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Name: Indiana Bat
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Groups disagree on classification of state’s bat population

Things that fly in the night.Insects in West Virginia, like in a lot of other areas in the summertime, are ending up splattered on vehicles while residents travel throughout the state’s country roads seeking a vacation destination.Experts say the number ... [Published State Journal - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Riverfront park clears hurdles

Plans for Coosa Riverfront Park in East Gadsden are progressing, with the city receiving approval last week from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Coast Guard, City Engineer Chad Hare said.Hare said the only regulatory hurdles now facing ... [Published Gadsden Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

'Mist nets' safely catch bats in state parks 20 minutes ago

Erik Otto, an interpretative resource specialist with Missouri State Parks, inspects an eastern red bat. (Photo: Tom Uhlenbrock/Missouri State Parks)STE. GENEVIEVE – — The third walk back into the woods to check the mist nets proved the charm.An eastern ... [Published Springfield News-Leader - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Developers file home/office plans for Morris Township site

Story Highlights Hovnanian and Rockefeller Group submit general plans; public planning board hearings to be scheduledMORRIS TWP – . Two companies that want to build townhomes and office and laboratories on the 147-acre Honeywell International Inc. tract ... [Published Morris County Daily Record - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

OUR VIEW: Riverfront park gets snared in bureaucracy

Here’s a new chapter for the perpetual work-in-progress, “The Perils of Dealing with Government Bureaucracy.”The city of Gadsden last year announced plans for the Coosa Riverfront Park that we praised at the time as a worthwhile addition to the local ... [Published Gadsden Times - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Home Sweet Home

STRUNK —The 9th annual Extreme Build came to a close Saturday with the dedication of Kimberly Stephens’ new home.The ceremony marked the culmination of a 10-day construction blitz featuring the handiwork of both experienced and novice volunteers from ... [Published McCreary County Record - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

City has 'frustrating' path to riverfront park

No less than four federal agencies and one state agency must approve the project the city of Gadsden announced last year that would include trails, boardwalks and pavilions and connect to Coosa Landing via a pedestrian bridge.The proposed Coosa Riverfront ... [Published Gadsden Times - Jun 21 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Expand swamp access, but gently

Let’s face it: Our Great Swamp is a state, if not national, treasure.If not for those concerned citizens 50 years ago, our daily commute would be to the tune of jet engine whines and greatly congested traffic.Instead, the Great Swamp National Wildlife ... [Published Echoes Sentinel - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers Tap into Social Networks of Endangered Indiana Bat to Aid in Habitat Management

BLACKSBURG, VA -- The following information was released by Virginia Tech:Depending on habitat availability, the endangered Indiana bat may be able to use its social connections to survive a certain amount of roost destruction, according to research by ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers tap into social networks of endangered Indiana bat to aid in habitat management

– Depending on habitat availability, the endangered Indiana bat may be able to use its social connections to survive a certain amount of roost destruction, according to research by scientists at Virginia Tech and The Ohio State University.Alexander Silvis ... [Published Virginia Tech - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Protecting endangered bats complicates plans for Gadsden riverside park

ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -An endangered bat is complicating plans for a riverside park in Gadsden.The city council purchased the old Kmart property and leased some other property, for a riverfront park and development project on the east bank of the Coosa ... [Published MyFox Birmingham - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Popular trail to be extended

LITTLE ORLEANS —Construction will begin later this year to extend the Western Maryland Rail Trail 4.5 miles westward to Little Orleans, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.The existing portion of the 21-mile paved trail is in place ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jun 06 2014]

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"These bat surveys will prove invaluable as they will provide baseline information that can be used to detect changes to populations in our state parks over the years."
"An improved understanding of Indiana bat social structure and roosting behavior could greatly benefit efforts to minimize impacts of human land use on the species and provide insight into habitat management efforts" said Associate Professor W …
"There is evidence that the colony was using a different primary roost two years prior to our study," they wrote. "In areas with greater amounts of forest or roosting resources, bats may not need to disperse as far in search of new roosts allowing a more stable roosting area."
"In the future we need to be clear what the planning commission and council and the administration have authority to do" Giomini said

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Groups disagree on classification of state’s ba... [Published State Journal - Jul 12 2014]
Riverfront park clears hurdles [Published Gadsden Times - Jul 10 2014]
'Mist nets' safely catch bats in state parks 20... [Published Springfield News-Leader - Jul 10 2014]
Developers file home/office plans for Morris To... [Published Morris County Daily Record - Jul 06 2014]
Local View: Collaboration is needed to protect ... [Published Duluth News Tribune - Jun 26 2014]
OUR VIEW: Riverfront park gets snared in bureau... [Published Gadsden Times - Jun 24 2014]
Home Sweet Home [Published McCreary County Record - Jun 23 2014]
City has 'frustrating' path to riverfront park [Published Gadsden Times - Jun 21 2014]
Expand swamp access, but gently [Published Echoes Sentinel - Jun 19 2014]
Researchers Tap into Social Networks of Endange... [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 17 2014]
Bats make social alliances that affect roosting... [Published EurekAlert! - Jun 17 2014]
Broadview Heights developer starts site work on... [Published Cleveland.com - Jun 16 2014]
Researchers tap into social networks of endange... [Published Virginia Tech - Jun 16 2014]
Protecting endangered bats complicates plans fo... [Published MyFox Birmingham - Jun 11 2014]
Popular trail to be extended [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jun 06 2014]
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