Feds backing endangered bat research, monitoring in Wahnapitae First Nation – CTV

Feds backing endangered bat research, monitoring in Wahnapitae First Nation – CTV

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Aug. 24, 2022

A project studying three endangered bat species at risk in Wahnapitae First Nation near Sudbury is receiving $123,475 from the federal government.

The bat research and monitoring project is one of 33 new and ongoing local conservation projects to receive funding under Canada’s Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk, Nickel Belt MP Marc Serré said in a news release Tuesday.

“Protecting nature is an essential part of addressing biodiversity loss and fighting climate change. Here in Canada and around the world, we need transformative action to protect natural ecosystems now and in the future. Conserving and recovering species at risk and their habitats is a vital way to work towards a healthy environment,” Serré said.

Read More: https://northernontario.ctvnews.ca/feds-backing-endangered-bat-research-monitoring-in-wahnapitae-first-nation-1.6040077

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