Volume 26, No. 10 - November 26, 2014

Krouskop named new NCASI President

Dirk J. Krouskop has been selected by the NCASI Board of Governors to serve as the next President and CEO of NCASI.

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EPA releases framework for assessing biogenic CO2 emissions from stationary sources

On November 19, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a document titled Framework for Assessing Biogenic CO2 Emissions from Stationary Sources.

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Paper reports on bat communities in managed pine forest landscapes in the Southeast

Many North American bat species use forests exclusively to fulfill their life history requirements. Results were recently published from a study of bat communities in six intensively managed forest landscapes in corporate ownership/management across five states in the southeastern US.

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Recent paper reports use of pine plantations by songbird of high conservation priority

Since the 1980s, Swainson’s warbler has been increasingly observed in pine plantations in the southeastern Coastal Plain. A new paper by Gary R. Graves of the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History documents this trend and suggests that, if it continues, pine plantations in the Southeast may support most Swainson’s warbler breeding populations by the end of this century.

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Comment period reopened on proposal to list the northern long-eared bat

Recently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reopened the public comment period on whether to federally list the northern long-eared bat (Myotis septentrionalis) as endangered.

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