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Bat Week 2017 recap

Bat Week 2017 has come to an end. We had daily social media posts to put bats in the figurative spotlight. Below are all these posts bundled together for ease of access. Welcome to...

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World Environment Day

June 5th is World Environment Day, and the theme is titled “connecting people to nature”. The goal of World Environment Day is to remind us of the vital importance of nature and the active...

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Cold Blooded Invasives

Herpetofaunal Introductions The impacts of invasive species in general has been documented since the late 1800’s, however, it wasn’t until nearly 100 years later that the effects of introduced herpetofauna (reptiles and amphibians) were...

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Parasite infects Atlantic finches

Trichomonosis diagnosed in PEI and New Brunswick, to be confirmed in Newfoundland During the summer of 2016, the CWHC Atlantic Region received numerous reports of dead finches around bird feeders.  Carcasses were collected and submitted...

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Bat Blitz 2014 Revisited

North American bat populations have been under extreme pressure in recent years. White-nose syndrome has devastated populations of several species of bats, resulting in three previously-abundant species in Canada being listed as endangered by the...