BIG Little Science Centre’s Spring Lecture Series

BIG Little Science Centre’s Spring Lecture Series
Thursday May 28, 2015
7:00pm
White Nose Syndrome in Bats and Western Canada’s Caves
Dr Ann Naowarat Cheeptham, PhD
Thompson Rivers University

Free entry; doors open at 6:30pm
Reception included
for older children and adults

Currently White Nose Syndrome, a fungus, is causing deaths amongst hibernating bats in caves in many places in North America. Dr Cheeptham will explain what happens to bats and how her team is investigating the locations of this fungus, in western Canada.
Here is an article on some current research related to this topic:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/some-bats-with-white-nose-syndrome-cured-by-bacteria-scientists-say-1.3086217

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When:

May 28, 2015 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Who:
BIG Little Science Centre | susan@blscs.org | 250-554-2572

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