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BAT WEEK OCTOBER 24 - 31, 2020

Bat Week is an annual, international celebration of the role of bats in nature

BAT WEEK IS AN ANNUAL, INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION OF THE ROLE OF BATS IN NATURE

IN RESPONSE TO THE CDC GUIDANCE REGARDING AVOIDANCE OF LARGE PUBLIC GATHERINGS, ALL BAT WEEK EVENTS WILL BE HOSTED VIRTUALLY FOR 2020.

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September 2020

Bat Hero Challenge for Kids

September 1 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 11:59 pm

Do you accept the Bat Hero Challenge? To be a Bat Hero, complete one task from each section below in September through October.  Work with a grown-up, teacher or in a team. Once you complete your selected tasks, tell us what you accomplished in an email to Bat Week Chairman and we will send you a thank you from the Bat Week conservation partners! LEARN ABOUT BATS (complete at least one) Download and color the Bat Heroes comic page and…

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Bat Hero Challenge For Teens and Adults

September 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Do you accept the Bat Hero Challenge? To be a Bat Hero, complete one task from each section below under the headings of Learn, Take Action and Share in September through October.   Once you complete your selected tasks, tell us what you accomplished in an email to Bat Week Chairman and we will send you a thank you from the Bat Week conservation partners! LEARN ABOUT BATS (complete at least one) * Read Why Bats Matter or Bats are Important…

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October 2020

Bat Week Celebration

October 24 @ 7:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 pm
WildlifeAid Centre, Plot 6 Sani-Luba Road, Ijebu Ode
Abeokuta, Ogun, Ogun 120231 Nigeria
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Free

24th- CEO of Wildlife Africa Conservation Initiative (Mr. Felix Abayomi) welcome speech on Bat Conservation 25th- Bat Poem Video Upload 26th- Upload on Bat Fact 27th- Bat Quiz (Identify Bats of the World) 28th- Bat Online Challenge (Video upload on importance of Bat to Me) 29th- Bat Online Challenge (Picture upload of upcycled materials for Bat design) 30th- Gift disbursement from Wildlife of Africa Conservation Initiative to winner of Bat online Challenge, Showcase face of the Bat Quiz winner 31st-…

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Bat Week Celebration- WACI

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - October 31 @ 6:30 pm
Free

Day 1- we will recite an amazing poem about bat. Day 2- We will tell you few amazing facts about Bats. Day 3- W will upload different species of bat on our social media platforms, feel free to identify them. Day 4-7- online video challenge: upload a 1-min video on why bat matters. Or do a sketch of bat image with upcycle materials and you can stand a chance to win a prize from us. Tag us on https://mobile.twitter.com/LagWaterkeeper -https://mobile.twitter.com/Wildlife_A_CREW…

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Workshop: Murci-Alebrije (in Spanish)

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Biología por un murciélago magueyero, Collado 409, 101A Veracruz
Veracruz, 91700 Mexico
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Free

Alebrijes are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of imaginary animals based primarily on parts from real animals. Do yo want to make an Alebrije? we will show you

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Webinar: “Acústica de murciélagos Mexicanos”, Cristina MacSwiney, PhD.

October 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Murciélagos de Tlaxcala, Collado 409, 101A Veracruz
Veracruz, 91700 Mexico
Free

Webinar about the study of echolocation in Mexican bats.

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Conquistando el cielo: El vuelo de los murciélagos

October 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
SECTEI United States
Free

Aún con algunos mamíferos gigantes conquistando los mares y otros más con cerebros súper desarrollados publicando en redes sociales, sólo un grupo de ellos han logrado conquistar el vuelo: Los murciélagos. Descubre en este webinar de qué manera la evolución les ha permitido conquistar el cielo nocturno.

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“Minas de Santa Eulalia”, Sergio Luévano, MSc

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Santa Eulalia is one of the recently discovered bat roosts in Mexico.

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Spooktacular Creature Feature: BATS

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Rd
Chesterfield, VA 23832 United States
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Free with Park Admission

October might be known for its spooky critters and ghoulish goblins, but the rangers are here to set the story straight with a series of programs highlighting animals and items that some folks perceive as scary. Together we'll unravel the mysteries of these creatures to gain a fresh perspective and newfound appreciation.

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Help Save Halloween with Mister G

October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Academy of Music Theatre, 274 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Free

Halloween activities have been cancelled in many communities, but instead of feeling blue, we’ve decided to throw the biggest costume party ever! Join Latin GRAMMY Winning musician/author, MISTER G and The Global Citizen Ensemble for an international celebration, broadcast live from the historic Academy of Music Theatre. Make a costume, carve a pumpkin, decorate your home, and share your creativity on camera as part of this Zoom-style event where the performers can see and interact with families at home. Presented…

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