A Bat Roost Registry, the First Full-Size Cordless Blower, and More

A school teaches participants how to build a log home, the American Bat Conservation Society needs help finding bat roosts, a guide to kids' catalogs makes mail-ordering easier, and the first full-size cordless blower goes on the market.

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Bats are some of nature's most effective bug-zappers.
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