Bat Night

Friday, June 29, 2018, @ 8-10 pm (for Adults)BatNight copy

Saturday, June 30, 2018 @ 8-10 pm (for Families)

Be a part of Bat Central in Whitnall Park. Join us for an exciting hour of bat exploration and discover facts about these misunderstood creatures of the night. Recommended for children 8 years & up.

Highlights include:

  • Hear bat calls in real time.
  • Meet real live bats!
  • Learn new facts that get you involved in the cause.bat night Little Brown Bats smallest
  • Enjoy a night hike through Whitnall Park
  • Utilize high tech equipment to hear bat communication

Using the latest technology, you’ll hear the ultrasonic echolocation of bats.  The detector combines a system for recording the bat calls and a global positioning system.  You can also discover interesting facts and information on how you can protect bats through participation in Citizen Science Monitoring.

Come dressed for the weather and be prepared to walk at a brisk pace over Whitnall Park trails in the dark.

Fees: $12 for Non-Residents; $10 for Milwaukee County Residents; $7 for Friends of Wehr

$3.50 Regular parking fee in effect. FREE parking for FOW Members

Pre-registration required 2 days prior to program. Please call 414-425-8550 to register.

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