Northern Long-Eared Bat

Northern Long-Eared Bat. Photo by New York Department of Environmental Conservation; Al Hicks.

The Northern long-eared bat, a federally-listed threatened bat species, can be found spending its summertime in Scott County, according to observations made this year by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Researchers have recently documented maternity roost trees in the area of Louisville and Jackson townships near Shakopee.