A deadly fungus that’s wreaked havoc on bat populations across North America has been identified at Bracken Cave north of San Antonio.
Hixon was instrumental in preserving Government Canyon State Natural Area. He passed away on July 18 at age 81.
A fungal disease that has devastated bat populations across the eastern half of the United States has spread as far south as Kendall County.
Thousands of curious spectators gathered Tuesday evening on the Camden Street Bridge and along the Museum Reach to catch a glimpse of bats in flight.
Between 1,500 and 3,000 bat enthusiasts are expected to gather to watch the cloud of Mexican free-tail bats embark to feast on the city’s plentiful bugs and insects.
Editor’s Note: The following story is part of a periodic series exploring regional issues of interest or importance outside San Antonio.
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