Highland Nature Sanctuary Bat Count

Ohio Division of Wildlife L to R: Assistant Chief of Wildlife Todd Haines, Chief of Wildlife Kendra Wecker, Director Mary Mertz, Assistant Chief of Wildlife Pete Novotny.

Director Mary Mertz had the opportunity to be a part of last week’s bat count at Highland Nature Sanctuary. The outing was led by Dr. Joseph Johnson, Ohio University; Erin Hazelton, Ohio Division of Wildlife; and Tim Pohlar, Arc of Appalachia. Go to ohiobatlab.com/projects for more info on Ohio bats and white-nose syndrome, a disease devastating bat populations throughout North America.

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