Students donate bat boxes to Blairsville Borough
Students at Blairsville High School constructed bat boxes to donate to Blairsville Borough for installation along the Riverfront Trail.
The plan is for bats to form a colony and, it’s hoped, reduce the area’s mosquito population.
From left are instructor Mike Funyak; students Tyler Lenhardt and Jake Swiencki; Tim Evans, representing Blairsville Borough; Ab Dettorre, of Blairsville Borough Council; and students Caleb Kuntz, Cory Black and Jon Graff. (Jamie Empfield/Gazette)