DEC biologist Carl Herzog is speaking at SUNY New Paltz on Thursday about the great American bat die-off. From the Hudson Valley Geologist:
If you don't know, bats have been dying off in record numbers locally (and throughout the northeast) from a fungal disease known as White Nose Syndrome (WNS). Bat hibernacula in the local Rosendale cement mines have been especially hard hit.
Earlier: Bat expert tells it straight
Composite photo by Flickr user Seth Tisue. Credit: