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Supporting Bats With Gardening

Many of us have put a lot of time and energy into gardening for pollinators – but have you considered gardening for bats? An often underappreciated and misunderstood group, bats in Maryland are important to the balance of our local ecosystems. Our 10 native species consume a vast quantity of insects, including many agricultural pests  Read the Rest…

Native Animal Profile: Our BFFs, Bats

When people think of Halloween a few things may come to mind: pumpkins, ghosts, skeletons, candy, monsters, and of course, bats! As the only true flying mammals in existence, bats face a lot of misconceptions. You may have heard folks saying things like “blind as a bat” and mentioning that they could fly and get  Read the Rest…