Think bats are scary? Think again. While bats may get a bad rap — particularly around Halloween – they are an important part of our ecosystem, playing key roles in keeping us healthy and well fed. Did you know that bats are one of Mother best pest controllers? Bats eat TONS of pesky insects that can make us sick – like mosquitoes. In fact, they . . . MORE
Bats. Snakes. Crows & Ravens. Black cats.
What do these animals have in common? Like witches, warlocks and goblins, they are “scary” animals most often associated with Halloween. However, they are anything but scary. In fact, they are . . . MORE
Being a sea turtle volunteer is not for the faint of heart – it’s hard work throughout much of the year, yet it is also rewarding work, particularly when you consider that the five species of sea turtles that are found along North Carolina’s coastline are all federally listed as threatened or endangered species. So, they need all the help . . . MORE
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act set the international standard for the protection of bird species that we still follow today, but many don’t know the story behind how it came to be and what came before…MORE
In this episode of Conservation Conversations, sit down with biologist Jeff Hall as he explains to you how to identify snakes located in North Carolina, how to tell the difference between different snake species, what to do if you find a snake and many more snake related questions and information. MORE