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
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About Bat Week
Bat Week is an international, annual celebration designed to raise awareness about the need for bat conservation. Bats are amazing creatures that are vital to the health of our natural world and economy. Although we may not always see them, bats are hard at work all around the world each night - eating tons of insects, pollinating flowers, and spreading seeds that grow new plants and trees.
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Building and installing a bat house can make a difference for bats and help promote a healthy environment. Download our instructional handbook on how to build a bat house.
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Do you know the influence of bat physiology in infection processes?Find out more »
Actividad de cuentacuentos. Contando dos cuentos y una leyenda conocerás más acerca de los murciélagos, la diversidad de sus hábitos alimenticios, la gran cantidad de servicios ecosistémicos que nos ofrecen y las consecuencias posibles si no los cuidamos.Find out more »
Come celebrate Bat Week and Halloween by joining us to learn about these amazing creatures of the night! Bat Week is an international celebration of bats and all the wonderful benefits they provide for humans. We will learn about different types of bats in Nevada, their incredible adaptations, and how you can help our aerial allies! Join us at 6pm PST, click the link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gaxjK_9sQ6qZbNGZGaG1awFind out more »
Origin and evolution of bats, a commented reviewFind out more »
Just as caterpillars grow and change, our Caterpillar Club programs are designed to help your little one grow and change. Join us for a series of adventures exploring our natural world. We'll have a variety of hands on activities that will foster children's inborn sense of wonder and curiosity. These experiences are gauged towards early childhood (3-5 years old) but of course, all family members are welcome. The goal of our program to is to provide the opportunity for multiple…Find out more »
Join bat experts to discuss the importance of bats as pollinators and other amazing bat facts. Learn what you can do to help! Join us for this special experience with experts from the NC Wildlife Resources Commission, the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, and the NC Bat Working Group. All ages are welcome, but we recommend this program for ages 8 and above. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.Find out more »
Join us at 3 PM Eastern Time on October 29 for an hour-long Zoom session in which we will demo and practice the new online version of the Project WILD activity “Bat Blitz.” In this activity, learners participate in a “Flippity” quiz to simulate survival of a bat population while learning about bats in the ecosystem, threats to bats, and conservation actions we can take. The activity is ideal for upper elementary and middle school students. Contact for More Information:…Find out more »
Webinar about the effect of anthropogenic alterations on bat ecology and richnessFind out more »
Webinar sobre el origen y las adaptaciones de los murciélagosFind out more »
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission invites you to join us for a free virtual program focusing on the amazing Bats in Arkansas. This program will focus on the types of bats in AR, their benefits to the state and what to do if you should come into contact with a bat. This program features AGFC's Non-game Mammal State Coordinator Blake Sasse and will be facilitated by the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center. For more info please call…Find out more »
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Threats Bats are Facing
Bats are in decline nearly everywhere they are found. These amazing animals face a multitude of threats including habitat loss, pesticide use, destruction of roost sites, over-harvesting for bush-meat, climate change; and much more.
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