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Bat Night – A celebration of bats and how we can protect them with JoAnne Woods of the Andorra Library & Kris Soffa, PA Naturalist

October 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center (Tree House To reach the Tree House from the Upper Lot, follow the signs and walk 1/4 mile down the trail to the Tree House. From the intersection of Forbidden Drive and Northwestern Avenue proceed up the gravel road hill).

Why do bats matter and how can we support the habitat they depend upon? Join us for some batty fun with this celebration of the role of bats in nature! This is your chance to learn more about these fascinating nocturnal creatures.  Listen to their chirping on our Bat Seeker-Echolocation device and participate in a bat count. Be prepared to walk quietly on woodland trails in the dark and bring a flashlight. Experience with bat monitoring is not required. Children 12+ with responsible adult welcome. No pets please.

ATC miles: 2.5 miles
Difficulty: Moderate

Registration is recommended for all hikes (required if indicated) so that participants can be informed of weather or other emergency cancellations. Unless otherwise specified, Trail Ambassador Walks may be on rocky, rugged trails that may be wet and slippery. Wear sturdy shoes or boots with socks. Long pants are recommended for protection against occasional poison ivy and possible ticks. Bring water and a snack if desired. Unless otherwise noted, children over six are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. Walks are cancelled in heavy rain or icy conditions. For more information contact Cesali Renn at Visit for updates.

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October 2, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Wissahickon Environmental Center
300 Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
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(215) 685-9285