Written by Megan Sheehan | June 12th, 2013
Written by Matt Miller | September 28th, 2012
When it comes to bats and people, our relationship has been…complicated. People have shot them, destroyed them, reviled them. But now, citizen conservationists, coupled with the best science, may be the best hope for bat populations to emerge from the threats of white-nose syndrome.
Written by Matt Miller | September 26th, 2012
Sure, you can build an artificial bat cave, and they will come. But how do you make it perfect? Hint: It’s more than digging a hole in the ground.
Written by Matt Miller | September 24th, 2012
Bats are dying by the millions. Science has yet to find answers. Can a new experiment in Tennessee offer hope? Join our blogger on the front line of the battle to save cave bats in the United States.
Written by Judy Althaus | October 26th, 2009
Late October brings a slight chill to the air and shadows fall early as we dare to tip-toe through the bat trailer. Secreted within a dark corner of The Nature Conservancy’s 12,000-acre Disney Wilderness Preserve in Florida, this trailer is not for the timid. A rare maternity colony of southeastern big-eared bats has claimed the trailer as home. […]
Written by Dave Mehlman | October 13th, 2009
Yes, I’m an avid birder and professional bird conservationist — but that doesn’t mean I don’t take time for other flying things…like hundreds of thousands of bats. I took a few days off in late August and went down to visit Carlsbad Caverns National Park in southeastern New Mexico, an easy drive for me from […]