"A single bat can eat 500 mosquitoes in an hour. That means that they are among nature’s foremost defenses against the spread of disease.” Read More

The Weekender

    Haus of Paradigm dancers 1. In Bangor Friday night, poet Vi Khi Nao reads at the Bangor Arts Exchange at 7 p.m., the Wyatt Jenkins Band is at Paddy Murphy’s, Allison Bankston and Hippie Soup are at Nocturnem Drafthaus, and in Orono, Wyld Lyfe plays at Woodman’s. Read More
Bar Harbor’s Acadia Wildlife Center is among three wildlife refuges struggling to save bats from a fungus that has decimated millions of this this all-important ecological contributor over the last 10 years. Bats, center Director Ann Rivers said, are among nature’s most prolific predators of disease-bearing insects such as mosquitoes… Read More