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Seasonal restriction on tree pruning neglected persimmon tree 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.
Potential roost trees can be cut during October 1 to March Trees not meeting suitable summer roost habitat criteria can be cut/cleared at any time. The MO-CPA form will be used to document actions taken with regard to suitable bat trees.
The no cut period applies to all potential suitable roost trees that are over 9 inches DBH (Diameter at Breast Height). Potential suitable trees include any live or deadFile Size: KB. Tree Cutting and Northern Long Eared Bat s. The Northern Long Eared Bat, is listed as.
Bats have a history of accumulating contaminants found in pesticides.
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. Jul 01, Time of Year Restrictions and Other Guidance Wildlife Information and Environmental Services. Indiana Bat (FESE) Currently, SppObs records for Indiana Bats that are roost trees (there are no known roosts as of this date).
1) Regarding removal (exclusion) of. Bat Presence/Absence Surveys: In areas that are NOT in a known Indiana bat buffer, the project sponsor can choose to perform presence/absence (P/A) surveys for Indiana bat.
This method may be recommended for large projects that may require mitigation and/or if the project sponsor wants to cut trees during the active season.