Caves And Abandoned Mines On Forest Service Lands Closed To Protect Bats

Warm Springs, VA – Caves in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests will be closed in an attempt to halt the spread of White Nose Syndrome, a deadly disease affecting several species of bats, including the federally endangered Indiana Bat

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Heather Niday

Heather is our Program Director and Traffic Manager. She started with Allegheny Mountain Radio as a volunteer deejay. She then joined the AMR staff in February of 2007. Heather grew up in the Richmond, Virginia, area and now lives in Arbovale, West Virginia with her husband Chuck. Heather is a wonderful flute player, and choir director for Arbovale UMC. You can hear Heather along with Chuck on Tuesday nights from 6 to 8pm as they host two hours of jazz on Something Different.

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