The Race To Save Pennsylvania's Bats
January 23, 2012
Bats provide invaluable free pest control for our planet-- but now a deadly fungus is sweeping across the country and experts say it is North America's most devastating wildlife disease in history. It's called White Nose Syndrome and it has a nearly 100% mortality rate when it hits hibernating cave bats. The Race to Save Pennsylvania's Bats follows the biologists battling this deadly disease as it is spreading across our state and wiping out our bat population.
Coming Up Next
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
In this episode of Pittsburgh 360, Tonia Caruso reports from the East End Cooperative Ministries in East Liberty which is getting more attention for good work in its brand new building. Also featured: volunteers with Gay For Good who unite and improve Pittsburgh communities; SibShop, a local organization helping young people with special needs siblings; "Cat Cuddlers" whose small acts of kindness make a difference at the Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center.