North Carolina Botanical Garden
Course

Bats of North Carolina

with Kat Bordewieck, Wildlife Biologist

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Date: Saturday, November 10

Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Fee: $32 ($29 Members)

 

In this fun, informative program, we will explore common Chiroptera (bats) native to North Carolina and the East Coast. We'll cover their natural history, anatomy, and identification methods, and we'll talk about why we should care about bats and the current challenges specific bat species are facing. Additional topics include bat rehabilitation, endangered species conservation, hosting bats in your backyard, and disease control.

 


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Registration open through 11/10/2018 9:30 AM EST


About the Instructor

Kathleen Bordewieck has been working as an educator and wildlife biologist since 2010.  She is the Vice President of the Wildlife Rehabilitators Association of Massachusetts and co-founder of Dawndale Farm Wildlife, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Bernardston, MA.

She has taught as a professor at Dean College and worked at an array of locations such as the Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences, Massachusetts Audubon Society, Cornell Raptor Center, Zoo New England, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Currently, Kathleen is doing graduate work at North Carolina State University researching the human dimension aspect of living with invasive species. When she isn’t working in the rehabilitation community she is teaching at NCSU, giving lectures on wildlife such as for the North Carolina Bat Annual Conference this past winter, and working as lead on a capture and transport team for dangerous wildlife in need of medical care.



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Location

Joslin Classroom I (C106)

100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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