Program on bats to take place at Landrum Library Aug. 9

Published 8:00 am Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Conserving Carolina and the Landrum Library invite the public to attend a free program titled “For the Love of Bats,” presented by North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Education Specialist Tanya Poole.

The program will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Landrum Library, 111 East Asbury Drive, Landrum.

People may learn about the only flying mammal, bats, during the program.

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Poole will discuss some of the bat species that can found in the Carolinas, where they live and why they are beneficial to have around. She will also share the most recent research on White Nose Syndrome and the NCWRC’s bat conservation efforts.

The lecture is part of Conserving Carolina’s monthly Speaker Series at the Landrum Library. For more information, people may contact Conserving Carolina’s southeast (Polk County) office at 828-697-5777, ext. 301, or email, or contact the Landrum Library at 864-457-2218.

– Submitted by Pam Torlina