Western Great Lakes Bird & Bat Observatory

Headquarters at Forest Beach Migratory Preserve

An Update On Wisconsin's Bats

Bat update

Despite the terrible toll taken on bats by white-nose syndrome, Wisconsin DNR is reporting findings that provide at least a ray of hope. DNR researchers report that they have recaptured bats banded several years ago, and that some summer colonies appear to be persisting in larger numbers. To read about these positive discoveries and learn about the amazing effort put forth by roost monitors and what they found over the summer, read the Wisconsin Bat Program’s 2018 Roost Monitoring report. 

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