Bat Conservation is the Theme of Virginia Cave Week, April 19-25, 2015; and Bats’ Connections to Water are the Theme of Virginia Water Radio Episode 263, Posted 4/24/15

Virginia Cave Week, coordinated by the Virginia Cave Board, runs April 19-25, 2015, and bat conservation is the 2015 theme.  More information about the week is available from the Virginia Cave Board, online at http://www.vacaveweek.com/, and in the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation’s April 8, 2015, news release on the week,  online at this link.

And Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, Episode 263 (posted 4/24/15), is “Bats and Water.”  The 4 min./20 sec. audio includes bat-echolocation sounds processed to make them audible to humans, and an excerpt of “Little Brown Bats Eating Mosquitoes,” by Timothy Seaman of Williamsburg.  The episode provides basic information on bats and their connections to water; more information in available in the online notes.  Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen!

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