DATE POSTED: July 7, 2016
Are you finding signs that bats have gotten into your home? Are you finding guano on the deck or around a hole in your eaves? Do you hear bumping and scratching inside your walls? When you go to bed at night, are their faint chirping sounds coming from your attic? Yup. You've got bats. But how big of a deal is it?
DATE POSTED: September 16, 2015
Bat mortality in Massachusetts is on the rise according to experts. If things continue at their current pace, the little brown bat could be looking at extinction in less than a decade. The pathogen known as white-nose syndrome (WNS), which causes a very high mortality rate--up to as much as 100%--in bat colonies during hibernation, is threatening to do them all in.
DATE POSTED: June 25, 2015
Let's answer this question with another question: "Are cars dangerous?" Some would say no, and others would say that 32,675 people died in a motor vehicle accident in 2014. Both would be correct. You can't simply say that cars are dangerous. If you want to protect yourself from being hurt in a car accident, you need to know how and why cars can be dangerous. The same can be said of bats. If you…