Developing and evaluating bat mitigation strategies
About 200 bats in a Stave Lake colony have been successfully inoculated against white-nose syndrome—a disease causing mass die-offs in bat populations—through an innovative project by the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada with funding from the FWCP. Bat roosts were sprinkled with a probiotic-laden clay powder that then transferred to the bats’ wings, offering them protection.
Restoring natural habitat conditions in the Puntledge River Watershed Three priority areas in the K’ómoks Estuary, totalling 1,200 m2, have been treated for reed canary grass. Spread of the invasive plant in the estuary has […]
Conserving bats and their habitat in the Clowhom River Watershed Bats in the Clowhom River Watershed will benefit from 45 newly installed bat houses. A local maternity box cluster—used by more than 600 bats—has been […]