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Bats boxes at Riverbend Farm

It was an afternoon program during school vacation, and several families showed up to Riverbend Farm to learn about bats.  We saw no live bats (it was a daytime program, plus a little early for the bats to start coming out) but in fact, we were learning about bats, not getting up close and personal with the critters. 601 more words

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Spring bat reports can help monitor spread of deadly disease

For Immediate Release –
Spring bat reports can help monitor spread of deadly disease
Date: March 6, 2018
Reporting dead bats may help save the lives of our BC bats. 457 more words

White-nose Syndrome

Bats: farmers’ green pest control

Do you enjoy local veggies and fruits? You might want to thank your farmer but also bats. Yes, bats!

SCBats is studying bat contributions to the agricultural sector in BC… 673 more words

Research

Public asked to help B.C. wildlife officials combat deadly bat disease

A devastating bat killing disease that’s crippled bat populations in eastern parts of North America could threaten bat species in B.C., and wildlife officials are now asking for the public’s help. 336 more words

News

Long days in urban bat outreach

Amanda Bevan is busy and for her, that’s a good thing.

As the Organization for Bat Conservation’s Urban Bat Project Leader, Bevan educates city folks about the importance of bats, and if she’s busy, it means people are aware of the decline of bats due to white nose syndrome (WNS) disease and want to help. 649 more words

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Disease

Diptheria – Bangladesh

In a follow-up, the number of suspected diphtheria cases in the outbreak primarily affecting displaced Rohingya population is shooting through the roof with the latest numbers released last week showing a total of 2,526 cases suspected with diphtheria, including 27 deaths. 138 more words

Disease