I knew you’d like that headline. Don’t worry. You won’t awake at 3 AM with bats in your bedroom. Probably.
A disease affecting bats is spreading in Georgia. It’s not a threat to us, but white-nose syndrome is deadly to bats.
On March 4th, a team led by DNR biologist Trina Morris found significant evidence of the disease in Rabun County at the state’s largest known bat hibernacula.
You can read all about this wildlife issue in the latest Department of Natural Resources Monthly Update.
Eagle Cam Update
Fans of the Berry College Eagle Cam know the resurgence of bald eagles is one of our DNR’s Nongame Conservation Section success stories. They monitor eagle nesting statewide and work with landowners to protect nest sites.
You can easily support this work by contributing to the Georgia Wildlife Conservation Fund with your state income tax checkoff.