Help stop the bat-killing White Nose Syndrome.
These flying mammals are as much a part of Halloween as jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating. But some parts of the United States have almost no bats left – they’ve been killed by an epidemic called White-nose Syndrome (WNS). Please keep the bats in Halloween by helping stop this disease. Tell the White House to fund the fight against WNS. WNS spreads farther each year, with dire consequences for North American bats. Scientists are predicting regional extinctions of the little brown bat in the northeastern United States by 2026 because of this lethal disease. Critical hibernation sites of endangered Indiana, gray, and Virginia big-eared bats are at risk. Twenty-five of the United States’ 47 bats species hibernate in caves and mines and could be affected by WNS.
- By: Rob Conery
- Photography by: Bob Mahoney
You can hear it as soon as you step on the Centerville property. It gets louder as you walk down the grassy path, past the flats skiff and the old Bahamian smuggling vessel up on stands. From the open barn door near a small pine grove, in the humming, electric air, an urgent buzzing pops. Inside, from the rafters hang fly rods, surfboards and yacht club burgees.
- Upfront Notes
- Taster's Guide to Mayflies
- My Kind of Despair
- 10,000 New Anglers A Year
- Steve Laurent's Alaskan Perspective
- The Wind Knot
- No Shortage of God Days
- The Thunderdome
- How to Kill a Reborn River
- Cold-Weather Trout
- Deep in the Everglades
- Stir Crazy
- Carl Hiaasen 2012 Angler of the Year
- Winter North Vs. South
- 2012 Kudo Awards
- Wildlife Encounters
- Investment Options
- Translucent Saltwater Streamer
- Deep Freezes and Desperation
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