|Submission Date||July 21, 2022|
Indiana University Southeast
Does the institution own or manage land that includes or is adjacent to legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, or regions of conservation importance?:
A brief description of the legally protected areas, internationally recognized areas, priority sites for biodiversity, and/or regions of conservation importance:
Has the institution conducted an assessment to identify endangered and vulnerable species (including migratory species) with habitats on land owned or managed by the institution?:
A list of endangered and vulnerable species with habitats on land owned or managed by the institution, by level of extinction risk:
Caecidotea teresae otherwise known as a groundwater isopod
Has the institution conducted an assessment to identify areas of biodiversity importance on land owned or managed by the institution?:
A brief description of areas of biodiversity importance on land owned or managed by the institution:
The methodologies used to identify endangered and vulnerable species and/or areas of biodiversity importance and any ongoing assessment and monitoring mechanisms:
The species was discovered in drain tile outlets on the campus of Indiana University Southeast
With the help of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the campus was able to identify the groundwater isopod.
A brief description of the scope of the assessment(s):
We do not know the extent of assessments DNR used to identify the isopod.
A brief description of the plans or programs in place to protect or positively affect identified species, habitats, and/or ecosystems:
The species was identified in a drain tile outlet. No plans are in place to disrupt the area currently.
Estimated percentage of areas of biodiversity importance that are also protected areas :
Website URL where information about the institution’s biodiversity initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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