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- From the Desk of the Department Head
- WFSC Aids in Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
- Dr. William B. “Doc” Davis Commemorative
- New 3D Scanning Campaign Will Reveal 20,000 Animals in Stunning Detail
- Periodic Charts Bring New Meaning to Texas A&M Wildlife Researcher
- 2016 Regional Recovery Champions
- Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Bill Grant
- Student Spotlights
- Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecological Sciences Building Grand Opening
- New WFSC Fish Ecologist: Joshuah Perkin
- New WFSC Staff
As director of Environmental Health and Safety, I take this opportunity to remind students, faculty and staff of the significant number of bats on the Texas A&M campus. Bats are considered high risk for rabies and should never be touched. In addition, a few species found in Texas are considered endangered or threatened and thus, should not be disturbed.
If you should come in contact with a bat, find one dead or alive in a campus building, or see a live bat anywhere that cannot fly, call the Facilities Services Communications Center immediately at (979) 845-4311.
Also, remember to close all windows and doors, especially in the evening, to help keep bats and other animals from entering buildings.
For more information about bats and rabies, please visit the Texas Department of State Health Services Infectious Disease Control Web site: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/idcu/disease/rabies/.
Christina Robertson, CIH, CSP
Director Environmental Health and Safety