bats

Our local forest bat population is being decimated to near extinction by white nose syndrome.  The northern long eared bat, once common in MN forests, is now on the endangered species list.  Bats are major predators for flying insect pests that attack our forests and us. 

http://www.timberjay.com/stories/soudan-mines-bat-mortality-reaches-90-percent,14965

Tune in for our weekly conversation about the news in northern MN with Marshall Helmberger from the Timberjay newspaper. 

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This week Timberjay editor Marshall Helmberger fills us in on the latest on the complaints about Frontier Communications, the retirement of Embarrass' weather watcher, bat populations and this year's record snow pack.