Bats 101

Flyer advertising the event.

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 3rd. Registration is Required.


6 - 7:00p ~ Campfire available to cook your own dinner if desired. Please supply your own food/drinks.

7:00 PM Program Starts

7:00 - 7:45 ~ Learn about native bats, including ID, basic biology and habitat

7:45 - 8:45 ~ Build a Bat House. $10 / house. Please bring your own hammer! If you are not building a bat house, feel free to tour the Eagle View Eco Center! Tour is free! 

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.

Space is LIMITED so please call to register.

Saturday, June 3, 2023 - 6:00pm

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