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Experience Austin’s Bats from the Water

By Renee Cornue Merlin Tuttleā€™s Bat Conservation If you’ve had the pleasure of experiencing theĀ Congress Avenue Bat emergence, then you might know that 30 years ago, Dr. Tuttle was exceedingly instrumental inĀ establishing protection and public affectionĀ for the nearly 2 million Brazilian free-tailed bats that now call the bridge home. If you haven’t yet had the…

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April 22, 2019

Stunning Night Kayaking: Congress Bridge Bat Colony

Congress Bridge Bat Colony Imagine you are kayaking along the dusky San Marcos River in Austin, Texas as the sun begins to set. You can hear the water gently lapping at the sides of your kayak and you can see stars slowly beginning to dot the horizon. When you begin to pass under the Congress…

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January 15, 2017