Ripley, Ontario Monitoring Report reveals alarming bat mortality

487 Bats estimated killed in only 16 weeks

Fall monitoring encompassed the months of July through mid-October, for a total of 16 weeks. A total of 116 bat carcasses were located by searchers, with a corrected estimated total for the season of 487.37 bat mortalities, with 12.83 bats per turbine for fall; and 6.41 bats per MW for fall. …

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