Bats 101

flyer about the event

This program is Full.

Come out to the Wapsi to dispel the myths and legends of bats! We will have several opportunities and activities throughout the evening (weather - dependent) on June 13th. Registration is Required.


6 - 7p ~ Cook your own dinner with hotdogs and fixings provided by Friends of the Wapsi. Please bring your own drinks.

7 - 8p ~ Build a Bat House. $10 / house. Limited number of kits available MUST pre-register. If you are not building a bat house, feel free to tour the Eagle View Eco Center! Tour is free! Campfire will remain available for S'mores!

8 - 8:45p ~ Learn about native bats, including ID, Basic biology and habitat.

8:45 (or dusk) ~ Take a hike around our campus as the bats are emerging to forage! Those feeling adventurous are welcome to stay into twilight for more exploration!

*Hike and outdoor meal are weather-dependent

*We recommend bringing insect repellent and a flashlight if you are planning to go on the hike.

Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 6:00pm

Wapsi River Environmental Education Center
31555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, Iowa 52745