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May 2023 General Meeting
May 9 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Education Workshop at 6:30 pm:
Map & Compass Basics, “What to do when the batteries go dead”
We will go over compass basics, like the classic Does Red Fred really live in a shed? We’ll learn the difference between true and magnetic North, the language of maps, and how to use them properly. Supplies to bring include your compass, a pencil, and a ruler.
Main Program at 7:30 pm:
“The Beauty of Bats”
We’ll be welcoming veterinarian, and state and federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator, Dr. Karen Slote, who will
dispel any myths and misconceptions we may have about bats, and show us the amazing attributes of these flying mammals. Karen will show us the diversity of bats found around the world, discuss the various food sources and roosting habitats, and explain why bats are so unique and special. She will talk about our local bat population, bat rehabilitation, the importance of bats, and how we can help the them.