Conservation Status: Threatened. The Northern Long-Eared Bat, as the name implies, has long ears unlike other species in this genus, and is also more solitary in its roosting and hibernating habits. These bats are strongly associated with large blocks of older forests and they forage along wooded hillsides and ridgelines. White-nose syndrome disease and human […]
Species in Spotlight
These periodic posts highlight one species at a time, to increase our knowledge and understanding of the biodiversity that nature has given us, to enjoy and protect.
Conservation Status: Endangered. This very small fresh water crustacean resembling a tiny shrimp measures only one centimeter in length. The diet of these crustaceans consists mainly of decaying leaves and other organic debris from the woods around them. They spend most of their life underground, deep in small crevasses and cracks of small freshwater springs.