Bats at the Bridge

Wed, August 24, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Wednesday, August 24


Museum of the Grand Prairie Education Center, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Join us to learn more about these ecologically important mammals, and what recent studies on this particular colony of bats have shown. After a short presentation, we will walk down to the covered bridge and watch for the bats as they fly out to forage for insects. You may wish to bring a lawn chair or picnic blanket to sit on. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. FREE. Space is limited; registration required by August 23 at All attendees (adults and children) must register in advance. Current public health guidelines will be followed; programs may be altered or cancelled due to weather or COVID-19 related concerns. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or [email protected]

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