Cross-posted from Wildlife Promise:
Halloween is a spooky time of year and the Halloween blog post for Wildlife-Friendly DMV is no exception. The post shares the story of Leslie Sturges, a Northern Virginia bat expert –yes bats!—who is battling another spooky topic: white-nose syndrome.
In 2010, Sturges launched Save Lucy the Little Brown Bat campaign in an effort to make white-nose accessible to kids and “empower [them] to conserve North American bats.”
Here’s the link: http://bit.ly/teJ5yr. The article also includes great pictures and a sound bite of a bat echo-locating.
Suggested Tweet: A Truly Scary #Halloween Story: Bats Are In Trouble; How Kids, Parents Can Help http://bit.ly/teJ5yr @NWF #DMV
Enjoy and Happy Halloween! Mb