Update: A recording of Richard’s presentation can be found on the Land Trust’s YouTube Channel. Also he and Dr. Devaughn Fraser of CT DEEP’s Wildlife Division provided detailed notes from the question-and-answer session with links to additional resources.
The webinar ended with a Question & Answer session. Richard Taylor, Master Wildlife Conservationist, and Dr. Devaughn Fraser, CT DEEP Wildlife Division, provided the following notes from that session with more detailed answers and links to additional references
Bats are one of the world’s most beneficial – and misunderstood – animals. There are over 1,300 different Bat species, 9 that can be found in Connecticut, of which 8 are at risk! Our webinar with Richard Taylor will explore their economic value, migration and hibernation, decline and disease. He also will answer your questions and share what the public can do to help.
Richard is a former human resources executive with a passion for education and continuous learning, and a lifelong interest in fishing and wildlife. In retirement he combined them to become a certified Master Wildlife Conservationist who presents education programs about wildlife for the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection.
The Nature Lecture Series is co-sponsored with the Town of Bloomfield Leisure Services, who will host the webinar. You may participate on any internet-connected device with a web browser. Please register for free at left to receive login details in advance.