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  1. Bat garland for Bat Week

    Bat garland for Bat Week By Valerie Polk Halloween will be just a bit different at our house this year. Since we aren't going to our normal, crowded Trick or Treat spots, we're creating our own festive flair at home. My daughter, Emily, is nine now, and she loves this holiday. She also loves bats! So, when I found this cute and simple bat garland on Good Housekeeping's Read more...
  2. Bat Week Shines a Light on Smokies’ Endangered Bats

    Bat Week Shines a Light on Smokies’ Endangered Bats by Aaron Searcy  This year’s Bat Week (Oct. 24–31) comes at a time when bats in the Great Smoky Mountains are particularly busy. Hibernating species will continue to feed as much as possible in anticipation of the long winter ahead, and on cool fall evenings, bats may swarm in groups to find a mate or locate safe places to Read more...
  3. Video feature: Share Some Love for Bats!

    Video feature: Share Some Love for Bats! By Valerie Polk, GSMA Videographer and Publications Associate How did you celebrate Bat Appreciation Day? Maybe you missed it last Friday. Well, we’re giving you a do-over. Watch this short video featuring bat researcher Joy O’Keefe as she describes the big brown bat, one of 13 bat species found in Great Smoky Mountains National Read more...

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