Tue
May 10 2016
06:41 am

I have a love hate relationship with TVA. They do a lot of really good things that are worthy of lauding. They do a lot of really heinous things that deserve pointing out and condemning. This is one of the good things.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is installing roosts as part of a conservation effort to help bats that are affected by a cave fungus that is destroying their population.

White-nose syndrome gets its name from the white fungus that grows on bats noses. The infection wakes bats during hibernation. The animals then burn energy and start when they should be sleeping.

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Information on the Long Eared Bat

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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.