The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) is delaying the effective date of a final rule reclassifying the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act so it can finalize conservation tools and guidance documents. The final listing rule will become effective March 31, 2023.
FWS Delays ESA Reclassification of the Northern Long-Ear Bat
Excerpt from Animal Law Digest: US Edition: Issue 175