Research ongoing in Northern Long Eared Bat debate: Inclusion on endangered species list will impact logging industry
BEMIDJI -- In the past decade, a new plague has been affecting an integral part of Minnesotans' lives -- bats. The Northern Long Eared Bat, specifically.
That has led to a proposal to add the mammal to the federal endangered species list has caused concern not only for the bats' well being, but also that protecting the animals' summer habitat could stifle the logging industry.
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