Bats, Hibernation, and White-Nose Syndrome


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In this informative program, you will learn about hibernation, why bats do it, and where in the state hibernating bats are found. Dr. Allen Kurta, an expert in bat behavior, will discuss how Michigan’s nine species of bats spend their winters, especially those that hibernate underground in mines and caves. The presentation will conclude with an introduction to white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has decimated our bat population. Cost: $2/person or $5/family. Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea. Program limited to 50 people. Call to reserve a space at 734-475-3170.

Eddy Discovery Center
17030 Bush Rd.
Chelsea, MI 48118
United States

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