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Bats – The Basics

(Subtitle: The Relationship between Bats and the Cost of Our Food!)

It is interesting how seemingly unrelated events come together for a totally unexpected outcome. … 1,781 more words

Renaissance Bucket List

Bats: Going, Going, Gone?

A bat is beautifully soft and silky; I do not know any creature that is pleasanter to the touch or is more grateful for caressings, if offered in the right spirit.

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Bats Surveyed In Anticipation Of Fungal Disease

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Researchers are surveying bat populations across Colorado so they can detect any declines that may be caused by a fatal fungal disease called white-nose syndrome. 121 more words


Smoky Mountain National Park closes hiking area to protect bats

From the Asheville Citizen-Times

A devastating decline in the Smokies bat population is forcing the closure of a popular hiking area to help protect bats and humans, park managers say. 1,306 more words


Great Smoky Mountains National Park seeks to protect bat populations by limiting seasonal access to hibernation area

Monitoring to help inform conservation plan

Staff Report

RISCO — The National Park Service hopes to protect bat populations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park with a winter closure to limit human disturbance to bat hibernacula and help hikers avoid interactions with bats. 597 more words


Concerns Over Missile Defence Site Encroaching on Endangered Bat Habitat Addressed

Friday 29th August, 2014

By Victoria Gaskell

A meeting Thursday at the Wilna Town Hall began discussions between Fort Drum officials and surrounding community members on a possible missile defence site proposed to be in likely endangered bat habitat. 429 more words

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