Indigenous research into little brown bats aims to help species survive – CBC

Indigenous research into little brown bats aims to help species survive – CBC

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 202072 Views

Federal government is funding new research to find out more about these furry fliers in the Sudbury area

Oct 20, 2020

This month the federal government announced money for some new ecological research projects on some First Nations in northern Ontario.

Part of the money will go to the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek First Nation and the Wahnapitae First Nation to study bats. Work will include a habitat evaluation, field investigation, bat-detection monitoring and community outreach.

“We’re going to install some acoustic monitoring devices … and they’re going to let us know how many bats are here, but more importantly, what species of bats is here,” said Wahnapitae First Nation’s Anthony LaForge.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/sudbury/bat-research-atikameksheng-anishnawbek-wahnapitae-first-nation-1.5763632

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