* There are over 1200 bat species.
* Bats eat fruit, insects, frogs.
* Animals that eat bats are frogs, snakes, cats, bears, owls.
* Bats can eat up to 600 mosquitos in an hour.
* Bats can live in caves, trees, leaves (tropical forests), homes and bat houses.
She also shared that the little brown bat is endangered due to a fungus (white nose syndrome) that is affecting bats while they are hibernating.
1) Bar U Ranch forms were sent home today. Please return forms as soon as possible. If you are able to volunteer please let Mrs. McLarty know and volunteer forms will be sent.
2) Evergreen for ALS Walk June 1st
Our school will be participating in a community walk to support the ALS Society of Alberta on Thursday, June 1, 2017. This is a cause that has directly impacted our school this year. Approximately 3 000 Canadians live with ALS. There is no known cause or cure for this devastating disease - yet.
All proceeds from our walk will stay in Alberta to make each day the best possible day for people living with and affected by ALS. Please use the link below if you would like to make an online donation. secure.e2rm.com/registrant/LoginRegister.aspx?eventid=223231&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=https%3a%2f%2fadmin.e2rm.com%2fEventSummary.aspx
Learn more about ALS
As you are aware our Evergreen students and staff are “Walking for ALS” on Thursday June 1st. Parents and community members are also invited to join us at Evergreen School on Thursday June 1st from 6:00pm to 7:00 pm for an informative session with Dr. Lawrence Korngut. Dr. Korngut will be sharing information about ALS and current promising research.
Dr. Korngut is a neurologist at the Calgary Neuromuscular Clinic and is the Director of the Calgary ALS and Motor Neuron Disease Clinic. His research includes clinical trials of new therapies for neuromuscular conditions.
Please RSVP to this event before May 25th at email@example.com