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Issue / Strategy Issues / Strategies by Compatibility Factor (Alphabetized by Factor) Table 2. BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES (BIO) BIO-1 Protected, Threatened or Endangered Species near the Dare County Range and the National Alligator River Wildlife Refuge Concern for the protection of the red-cockaded woodpecker (endangered), American alligator, black bear, red wolves, and northern long-eared bat proximate to the Dare County Range from potential impacts of overflight. BIO-1A DCR Coordination MAA Regional Conservation Committee Mid-Term            Mid-Term     Create a regional committee to coordinate and align conservation efforts among the federal and state agencies and conservation groups and to oversee the development and implementation of plans and monitoring activities in Strategies BIO-1B, BIO-2A, and BIO-2B. Primary Lead Partner: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other Primary Partners: North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, NC Department of Environmental Quality, NC Division of Parks and Recreation, NC Division of Coastal Management, North Carolina Coastal Federation, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Soil and Water Conservation Districts BIO-1B DCR Coordination MAA Develop Regional Comprehensive Management Plan for the Conservation of Sensitive Wildlife Species The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Seymour Johnson AFB / Dare County Range Management should partner and collaborate to develop an integrated regional wildlife management plan for the conservation of sensitive species in the region surrounding the Dare County Range to coordinate and optimize conservation efforts and strategies. The outcome of this plan should be incorporated into an update of the installation’s   Seymour Johnson AFB and Dare County Range JLUS Report Page 75