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Science on Tap with Dr. Heidi Kretser: Let’s keep it batty around here! Calendar

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Tuesday, October 3
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Lake Placid Pub & Brewery
813 Mirror Lake Dr
Lake Placid, NY 12946

The Wild Center is taking science to the people. Science on Tap brings experts into the bars and breweries of the North Country to let you know about what’s happening in your backyard. Drop in for your beverage of choice and hear local scientists talk about cutting edge research in the Adirondacks. Come out and learn something new and exciting about this beautiful place we call home.

Let’s keep it batty around here! is all about Adirondack bats, white-nose syndrome and local efforts contributing to improving conservation. Join Dr. Heidi Kretser of the Wildlife Conservation Society to learn about bats in the Adirondacks, the challenges bats across the country face from white-nose syndrome (WNS), a deadly fungus that arrived in North America in 2006, what local initiatives are being undertaken to contribute to broader efforts for understanding WNS and improving conservation, and what you personally can do to ensure Adirondack bats continue to fly the night skies.

Dr. Kretser is the Deputy Director, Conservation and Communities, for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s North America Program where she has worked in numerous capacities for over 15 years. She uses tools and perspectives from the social sciences to incorporate the human dimensions of natural resource policy and management into applied conservation research, planning, and decision-making.

Lake Placid Pub & Brewery has been brewing award-winning ales and lagers for more than 20 years and has expanded rapidly due to its popularity and quality, earning the respect of the brewing community and national media attention. Over the years they have brewed almost 100 different styles of beer and they brew almost 350,000 pints of beer annually, placing them in the top 7% of brewpubs nationwide.

This event is free and open to the public.

It is at the Lake Placid Pub and Brewery, 813 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946.