Meet a Bat Night – Saturday, 4 November 2017

Make this your battiest Halloween ever! Close (but safe) encounter with live bats Kids’ Halloween craft activities We look forward to seeing your kids’ Halloween costumes – prizes to be won! Your bat questions answered along with displays and presentation

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BLUE MOUNTAINS BAT NIGHT

When: Friday 10th March at 6.30pm onwards Where: NPWS Heritage Centre, Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath IT’S A BAT FEST!! Bat cave for the kids Bat talks Bat films Bat walks (bring torches) Download PDF

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Meet a Bat Night, Saturday 4 March 2017

Get to meet flying-foxes up close in a safe environment and learn much more about them! What’s happening: bat encounter, bat talk, displays, kids’ craft, light refreshments provided and finally, watch the spectacular fly-out as the flying-foxes leave their roost

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Meet a Bat Night

Get to meet flying-foxes up close in a safe environment and learn much more about them! What’s happening: bat encounter, bat talk, displays, kids’ craft, light refreshments provided and finally, watch the spectacular fly-out as the flying-foxes leave their roost

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MEET BATS CLOSE UP

Date: Saturday 20 February 2016.  Time: 6.30 pm – 8.15 pm What’s on: meet live flying-foxes up close (in a safe environment), your questions answered, displays, craft activities for kids, refreshments, watch the spectacular nightly fly-out approximately 20 minutes after dusk from Rosedale

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What a great gift idea for anyone interested in bat conservation, or bats in general!

2016 CALENDAR : “A Year in the Life of a Grey-Headed Flying-Fox” is the brainchild of Wildlife Ecologist Jacob Sife. The calendar has a month-by-month format:  each month features stunning images of flying-foxes going about their daily business along with an

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Meet a Bat Evening – Saturday 21 November 2015

  Date: Saturday 21 November 2015, Time: 6.30 pm – 8.15 pm What’s on: meet live flying-foxes up close (in a safe environment), your questions answered, displays, craft activities for kids, refreshments, watch the spectacular nightly fly-out approximately 20 minutes

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Time to keep an eye on powerlines

You’ve seen a dead bat on power lines? Does it matter? After all lots of bats (and possums) come to grief on power lines. While most of the year the body could just hang there until decayed enough to drop, now

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Flying-foxes warmly welcomed at Centennial Park

Flying-foxes warmly welcomed at Centennial Park Flying-foxes rarely receive a warm welcome, but Centennial Park in Sydney is taking advantage of peoples’ curiosity about these amazing mammals and is attracting more visitors to the park with a series of tours.

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Battling the heat

The recent extreme heat events along the east coast have taken their toll on wildlife, with flying-foxes being badly affected, particularly pups and juveniles. Rescuers and carers are having to deal with unprecedented numbers of dead or injured animals. The

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