International Bat Appreciation Day

April 17 is a designated day to start observing bats in their natural habitats

Springtime marks the end of the long hibernation season for bats, and this holiday marks the perfect time to start observing the animal in their natural habitats.

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Introduction to Pollinators
Introduction to Pollinators

Lesson

Students will learn what pollinators are, why they are important, and some examples of who these pollinators are. Students will be able to identify how pollination occurs and important crops that are...

Red Bat | The Cove Forest
Red Bat | The Cove Forest

Photo

(Lasiurus borealis) This bat is one of the most beautiful bats in the US. Red bats roost in trees and shrubs during the day. Moths are one of their preferred prey items.
Eastern Pipistrelle Bat | The Cove Forest
Eastern Pipistrelle Bat | The Cove Forest

Video

The pipistrelle is the smallest bat in the southern US. This is one of the most common bats in the cove forest. This bat is a very early evening feeder and tends to feed at treetop levels.
Animal Myths | Riverbanks Roundup
Animal Myths | Riverbanks Roundup

Video

On this edition of Riverbanks Roundup, join the team as a "detective" to determine truth about certain animal myths and legends. Through the process of inquiry, the team will determine answers to...