White Nose Syndrome SURVEILLANCE
We are asking for the public’s help in reporting dead or sick bats.
Every day of the bat week (24th – 31st of October) we will be posting a bat question on the bcbats website.
You can win a batty prize if you have the right answer. A winner will be drawn each day among the right answers.
At the end of the week the big winner will be the person with the most correct answers drawn from all the participants. The winners will be contacted by email and will be sent their prizes.
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