North Carolina bat blitz update


I finally got around to looking at the registration for this and they don’t require any experience with bats to be an official participant, so no schmoozing is required. $25 for students, $50 otherwise; lodging (2-4 bed dorms) and meals included. Seems like a great opportunity, for even a casual naturalist. Seeing bats up close without being scared of them is very… you pick an adjective.

Vladamir’s web site has a page about the southern Appalachians, it compares to a region of China as unique in the world. I’m still learning. But I know there are a lot of endemic amphibians and aquatic invertebrates.

And there is a record of Eastern Spotted Skunk in the area!

The web site for the bat blitz is:



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