Archive for March, 2010

Wildlife Experts Bruce & Carolyn Miller to visit Blancaneaux Lodge

Posted 03-01-10 at 1:20 PM

Blancaneaux Lodge will be hosting bat and wildlife experts Bruce & Carolyn Miller from March 3-9, 2010. The Millers are conducting a risk assessment for the bats of Belize, deploying acoustic monitoring stations around the lodge and at cave mouths within a 10-mile radius. There are 78 species of bats in Belize and they are good indicators of environmental health. If we lose bats and the important ecosystem services they provide, we may lose much of Belize’s tropical forests and vegetation as bats are critical in pollinating many fruits and dispersing fruit seeds in open areas. Read More