Neighbors, not nuisances: Advocates explore refuge for bats in cities

Read the full story in Great Lakes Echo.

One Michigan-based organization is asking city dwellers to think of bats as neighbors rather than pests.

As bat populations dwindle nationwide, the Organization for Bat Conservation is seeking refuge for them in cities.

The organization, based in Pontiac, Michigan, is working with partners in 10 cities, teaching people how to coexist with an animal that many consider the stuff of nightmares.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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