FOREST MANAGEMENT AND STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM SERIES TO FOCUS ON BATS IN HUNTERDON

to Focus on Bats in our Woods! Did You Know That Nine Species of Bats Are Considered Residents of New Jersey?

Facts about Bats for New Jersey Woodland Owners

 

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County will sponsor the Annual Spring Forest Management/Stewardship Series Program at 7:00pm Tuesday, 29 March, 2016. All interested people should meet at that time at the Flemington County Complex, located at 314 State Rt. 12, Building #2, Flemington, NJ.

 

The program, entitled, “Bats in our Woods! Did You Know That Nine Species of Bats Are Considered Residents of New Jersey? Facts about Bats for New Jersey Woodland Owners”, will be presented and led by Ms. Kathleen Kerwin, Program Associate in Wildlife Ecology, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, who will describe the importance of bats; discuss the bat species found in New Jersey; point out those species that are considered threatened or endangered; briefly describe their life cycles; define  their habitat requirements; explain the issues and problems currently facing New Jersey’s bats; point out those species of particular note or interest for woodland owners; and briefly discuss the implications of the presence of these species for various forest management activities. There will be ample opportunity for questions and discussion.

 

For directions to the library and to register for the program, call the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Office of Hunterdon County by the March 28, 2016 registration deadline at 908.788.1339.