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A Conservation Plan for Bats in Wyoming

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Martin B Grenier, and Sharon G Hester, 2005-09-01, A Conservation Plan for Bats in Wyoming: .

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Bat conservation is a relatively new phenomenon in Wyoming. Before 1994, bats were not legally protected in the state. In 1994, the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission approved a nongame wildlife regulation protecting several wildlife species, including bats. In 1998, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) joined efforts with other western states to develop the Species Conservation Assessment and Conservation Strategy for the Townsend’s Big-eared Bat (Pierson and others 1999). The resulting document has served as the foundation and the guiding force behind bat conservation efforts in Wyoming. The development of the Western Bat Working Group soon followed this unprecedented proactive conservation initiative. The participating states [...]

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  • Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative

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<p> Added from the WLCI Resources section of the WLCI website.</p>

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