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Environmental Regulation

  • Biological Assessment for the Federally endangered bats

    Jackson County, IL Biological Assessment for the Federally endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), Gray bat (Myotis grisescens), and the Illinois State Endangered Southeastern myotis (Myotis austroriparius) and the Rafinesque’s big-eared bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii). Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (SIUC) proposes to construct, operate, and eventually decommission a […]
  • Multi-Species Biological Assessment (BA) for the Ironton-Russell Bridge Replacement Project

    Greenup and Russell Counties KY and Ironton and Lawrence Counties OH Copperhead Consulting completed a Biological Assessment (BA) for the Indiana bat, gray bat, and 11 species of freshwater mussels for ODOT. As part of the BA process, field inspections of the bridge were conducted to assess the bridge’s […]
  • U.S. Department of the Army – Rare Bat Inventory

    Fort Bragg, NC Beginning in 2004, Copperhead Consulting was hired to develop and implement a multi-year bat survey of the Fort Bragg Military Installation as a requirement of the 1960 Sikes Act. Of the ten bat species currently known from Fort Bragg, the southeastern bat (Myotis austroriparius) […]
  • U.S. Department of the Army – Fauna Inventory

    Fort Knox, KY In 2005, Copperhead Consulting was employed to develop and implement a comprehensive multi-taxa faunal survey on the Fort Knox Military Installation, Hardin and Bullitt counties, KY. Fieldwork included mist netting for bats and trapping for small mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. Permanent monitoring stations were […]
  • Fort McClellan Gray Bat Mist net and Radio telemetry Study

    Fort McClellan, AL Copperhead Consulting was hired to conduct a mist net and radiotelemetry study of the federal endangered gray bat on Fort McClellan military installation located near Anniston, Alabama. The study was designed to establish presence and characterize foraging habitat with the installation boundary. Netting efforts […]
  • Cheat Threetooth Snail Critical Habitat Survey

    West Virginia Beginning in summer 2007, Copperhead has conducted a multi-year delineation of Cheat threetooth land snail habitat in the Cheat River Valley of northeastern West Virginia. This project involves the delineation and GIS mapping of critical habitat located within 1,000 acres of the Snakehill Wildlife Management […]
  • Ohio River Bridges Mussel Survey

    Louisville, KY During September 2007, Copperhead completed an endangered mussel survey along the worst case scour areas associated with the proposed Ohio River Bridges Project near downtown Louisville, Kentucky. SCUBA techniques were used to survey transects placed along stretches of bottom on both the Kentucky and Indiana […]
  • Cumberlands Habitat Conservation Plan

    Tennessee In 2008, Copperhead completed a radiotelemetry study to characterize the fall roosting habitat of the endangered Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) near Royal Blue and Sundquist Wildlife Management Areas of northern Tennessee. Designed to collect baseline biological data for the Cumberlands Habitat Conservation Plan, this project involved […]
  • Blackside Dace Protection and Enhancement Plan

    Davis Creek, Tennessee Copperhead Consulting was hired to develop a Protection and Enhancement Plan for the blackside dace within the watershed of proposed mining activities located in the Davis Creek system of Campbell County, TN. The federally threatened blackside dace (Phoxinus cumberlandensis) had been previously documented in […]
  • Ohio River Mussel Survey

    Paducah, KY In August 2008, Copperhead Consulting was hired to assist in a mussel survey of the Ohio River near the Paducah waterfront. Located in McCracken County, KY near the confluence of the Tennessee and Ohio rivers, the project consisted of 4 days of diving along 10 […]
  • Indiana bat Mist Net and Radiotelemetry Study

    Fort Drum, NY Copperhead conducted a mist net and radiotelemetry study during the summer of 2008 at the Fort Drum military reservation located in Jefferson and Lewis counties, New York. Designed to document the population density and habitat use of Indiana bats, Copperhead biologists spent 5 weeks […]