The Garden Thyme Podcast

S03:E10 Bats!

October 06, 2022 Garden Thyme Podcast
The Garden Thyme Podcast
S03:E10 Bats!
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Hello Listener,  

It's Spooky Season! In this month's episode, we sit down with Leslie Sturges of the Bat Conservation & Rescue of Virginia to talk about bats. We chat about how much we love bats and why you should also. She tells us all about the types of bat you can find in Maryland (9:53), Whitenose syndrome (17:03), how bats rear their young (23:24), and echolocation (25:50). We also put some of the vampire and other bat myths to rest (40:30). 

We also have our: 

  •  Native Plant of the Month - American Persimmon (51:15)
  • Bug of the Month - Twisted winged parasites (45:01) 
  • Garden Tips of the Month (58:25)

If you have any garden-related questions, please email us at UMEGardenPodcast@gmail.com or look us up on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GardenThymePodcas. For more information about UME and these topics, please check out the UME Home and Garden Information Center and Maryland Grows Blog at https://marylandgrows.umd.edu/. 

 The Garden Thyme Podcast is brought to you by the University of Maryland Extension. Hosts are Mikaela Boley- Senior Agent Associate (Talbot County) for Horticulture, Rachel Rhodes- Agent Associate for Horticulture (Queen Anne's County), and Emily Zobel-Senior Agent Associate for Agriculture (Dorchester County).

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What kind of bat are found in MD?
Whitenose syndrome
Rearing young
Bat Echolocation
Crazy bat questions
Bug of the Month
Native Plant of the Month
Garden Tips of the Month