Bat conservation efforts earn national attention

  • Parent Jocelyn Miller, left, and West Fannin Elementary teacher Katy Roberson show off their article in the January 2020 issue of “Science and Children.” Behind the two is a bat box that was designed and constructed by Roberson’s first grade students.
    Parent Jocelyn Miller, left, and West Fannin Elementary teacher Katy Roberson show off their article in the January 2020 issue of “Science and Children.” Behind the two is a bat box that was designed and constructed by Roberson’s first grade students.
  • Students were asked to do several activities pertaining to bats during an extensive lesson. Left, parent Jocelyn Miller and First Grade Teacher Katy Roberson show off some of the students’ work. The paper plates each have 200 mosquitoes glued on indicating the amount of mosquitoes that can be eaten by bats in a 20 minute time frame.
    Students were asked to do several activities pertaining to bats during an extensive lesson. Left, parent Jocelyn Miller and First Grade Teacher Katy Roberson show off some of the students’ work. The paper plates each have 200 mosquitoes glued on indicating the amount of mosquitoes that can be eaten by bats in a 20 minute time frame.
“There are things that we are doing here in little bitty Fannin County, Georgia that teachers are taking in places like San Franciso (California),” parent Jocelyn Miller said of her and West Fannin…

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