Program Presenter: Representative from the Quogue Wildlife Refuge
This 45-minute program will teach adults, children and families all about bats, including their anatomy and amazing physical adaptations, various lifestyles of bats from all over the world—including Long Island—and their ecological importance to the planet. Students will also learn about the conflicts bats are facing, why the United Nations declared 2011-12 the International Year of the Bat, and how we can all help protect them. The program will include a PowerPoint presentation, as well as various artifacts, such as taxidermy bats, a bat skeleton, posters, and a bat fossil replica.
Advance reservations are required for all events. For more information, reservations, and directions to meeting places, please call: (631) 537-9735.