Get Outdoors!Date range: Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Saturday, July 22, 2017

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Bats Live!

1388 days old

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Wildlife conservation, Wildlife study
Location: Potawatomi SP

These superheroes of the night sky are responsible for worldwide pest control, seed dispersal, and pollination among other benefits. Jennifer Redell, DNR bat biologist, will teach about the importance of these amazing animals and unearth the mysteries of Wisconsin's bats. Learn how the DNR studies bats and hear how white-nose syndrome is affecting Wisconsin bats. Find out how you can take action to help bats in your neighborhood. Jennifer will be accompanied by live bat ambassadors, including a flying fox native to Africa! Meet in the Amphitheater.


Potawatomi SP information

Potawatomi State Park on the shore of Sturgeon Bay in southern Door County, has 1,200 acres of gently rolling upland terrain bordered by steep slopes and rugged limestone cliffs. The park is named in honor of the tribe that inhabited Green Bay's shores and islands when Europeans first settled the area. The tribe called themselves Bo-De-Wad-Me which means "keeper of the fire." Eventually the spelling and pronunciation were changed to Potawatomi.

Mailing Address: 3740 County Road PD, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Wednesday, December 16, 2020