Utility & Service Lines

By NABCANABCA, on 17 Mar 2017 05:51

Threat Description

The impacts of utility infrastructure, including electrical & phone corridors, cell phone & communication towers, oil & gas pipelines, and aqueducts, on roosting and foraging habitat, as well as direct mortality of bats. Potential impacts include habitat loss due to infrastructure footprint, human disturbance due to increased access to remote areas, mortality due to collision with infrastructure or electrocution and negative impacts of aqueduct maintenance on seasonal roosts and hibernacula.

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