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Seasonal activity patterns of bats in the Central Appalachians
(Virginia Tech, 2018-03-27)
Two threats to bats are especially pervasive in the central Appalachian Mountains of the eastern United States: a fungal disease called White-nose Syndrome (WNS) and wind energy development. White-nose Syndrome has caused ...
Wetland hydrology and soils as components of Virginia bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) habitat
(Virginia Tech, 2010-09-27)
Reptile populations are in decline worldwide, with turtle species showing some of the largest drops in population. The bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii) is considered one of the rarest North American turtle species, and ...
Impacts of Fire on Bats in the Central Appalachians
(Virginia Tech, 2017-07-10)
Fire occurrence was widespread in the central Appalachians pre-European settlement due to Native American ignition and occasional lightning strikes, and continued through European settlement. During this time, low to mixed ...