There are no other laws in Boston regarding permits or special regulations.
Seasonal restriction on tree cutting: Only cut trees when Indiana bats are hibernating or concentrated near their hibernacula. For project areas affecting Indiana bat swarming habitat (near hibernacula), only cut trees between November 15 and March For project areas affecting Indiana bat summer habitat, only cut trees between October 15 and March. Manage a 5-mile radius around each hibernaculum. This requires a no tree removal zone within a 1-mile radius and managed (restricted tree removal based on TSI/Harvest plan with bat consideration) Indiana bat habitat within a 4-mile radius beyond the 1-mile no tree removal zone.
For any tree removal proposals within a one-mile radius of a known hibernaculum, please contact the State NRCS Office File Size: KB. Indiana Bat. The Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis) is a federal and state listed endangered species. When the NRCS provides technical or financial assistance to landowners, habitat for this species must be considered and evaluated by NRCS staff. Biology of the Indiana Bat. From late fall through winter, Indiana bats in Missouri hibernate in caves File Size: 80KB.
Any area(s) of habitat on a particular tree does not have to cover a large area, as a groupof roosting bats can fit into a very small space. If the habitat characteristics are found only on the branches of the tree, the branches mustbe at least 8-in in diameter at the site of the habitat characteristics. Why is there tree clearing restrictions and who has to abide by them? In the State of Ohio, the Indiana and northern long-eared bats are afforded special protection under the Endangered Species Act.
Because these species of bats hibernate in the winter, they are not using the trees, so winter is the ideal time to clear trees. Tree Cutting and Northern Long Eared Bat s. The Northern Long Eared Bat, is listed as. Threatened. by the United State Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and is protected under the Endangered Species Act. Document Purpose: Describe the process for streamlined consultation under the final 4d rule with the U.S. Fish.