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Jan. 19, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Q&A: Will The Eastern Bat Killer Move West?

This week, the feds announced some really bad news for bats in 16 Eastern states. They're now dying by the millions from a disease caused by an invasive fungus that's only been known in the U.S. since 2006. (See this Oregon Field Guide episode for great footage and background.) Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Bats, White Nose Syndrome


Oct. 31, 2011 · By Cassandra Profita

On Halloween: What's really scary about bats

My inbox has been filling up with press releases about bats this month. Yes, yes. Halloween is the hook for natural resource managers to remind us all that "bats don't deserve their scary reputation." Continue reading →

Filed under: Fish & Wildlife, Bats, White Nose Syndrome



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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