FWS Accepting Comments on Multiple Recovery Permit Applications

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced three recovery permit applications for the capture, tagging, and release of protected bat species and the capture, study, and release of a variety of protected species of mussels. Recovery permits are available under the Endangered Species Act expressly for scientific activities that enhance the propagation or survival of species in the wild. FWS is accepting comments through November 29, 2021.