Tag: wildlife

Studying Bats in the UI Experimental Forest Using Acoustic Monitoring

Creepy, dirty, disease-ridden, blood-sucking pests. This is the description that come to mind for most people when they think about bats. So, why would anyone want to study bats? The truth is that bats are incredibly important to many ecosystems world-wide. Bats eat insects that carry diseases which means they serve as a natural insect …

When to vaccinate a fluctuating wildlife population: is timing everything?

Investigating whether or not timing a vaccination program can help protect wildlife and potentially facilitate pathogen elimination.