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  • A woman in chest waiters standing in a stream reaches out to touch a mist net
    Information icon Service biologist Sue Cameron helps set up a mist net. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.

    Bat monitoring on the Davidson River

    August 11, 2010 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. We sat in the darkness on the edge of the Davidson River in North Carolina’s Transylvania County. Every few minutes someone would turn on a bright headlamp and scan the net that was suspended across the river, searching for a bat that had gotten tangled in the net’s thin threads. It was part of an effort, led by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, to monitor the state’s bat populations and keep a lookout for signs of the deadly bat malady known as White Nose Syndrome.  Learn more...

  • A brown bird with purple wing tips floats on semi-frozen water.
    Female wood duck at Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge. Photo © Quincey Banks.

    Water Quality Woes in Western North Carolina

    November 9, 2008 | 3 minute read

    Transcript Good morning and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. This week, we’re going to look at the precarious situation of our Southern Appalachian rivers. When you have a child, certain sacrifices are made, some of which are temporary. Since our daughter’s birth more than two years ago, our canoe, which used to get frequent use, languished in the basement, getting used only as a convenient basement shelf.  Learn more...

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