Bats

Bats: Superheroes of the Night

Journey deep into the realm of the most mysterious and misunderstood animal on our planet—Bats. Explore how bats benefit us, why they are endangered, and what we can do help save them. Live animals and interactive components will reveal what is threatening bats and how we can make our own backyards a friendly place for bats. In addition to seeing live vampire bats, visitors can hang like a bat, find out what a bat feels like, crawl through a cave, take Superhero bat selfies, and much more! BATS: Superheroes of the Night runs from September 26, 2015 through June 19, 2016.

14th Annual Great Lakes Bat Festival

Date: 
September 26, 2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

The annual festival celebrates the unique role of bats in the Great Lakes ecosystem as insect eaters, while dispelling myths and misinformation that generate needless fears and threaten bats and their habitats around the world. The goal of the festival is to teach people about the fascinating world of bats and inspire people to protect the environment. Spend your Saturday at this family-friendly event and learn more about these amazing creatures.

Superheroes of the Night

Date: 
September 26, 2015
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Journey deep into the realm of the most mysterious and misunderstood animal on our planet—Bats. Explore how bats benefit us, why they are endangered, and what we can do help save them. Live animals and interactive components will reveal what is threatening bats and how we can make our own backyards a friendly place for bats. In addition to seeing live vampire bats, visitors can hang like a bat, find out what a bat feels like, crawl through a cave, take Superhero bat selfies, and much more!

Summer Bat Walk

Date: 
August 29, 2014 - 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Join the Organization for Bat Conservation this summer in search of bats on the beautiful grounds of Cranbrook. Watch bats dip and dive over ponds and listen to their echolocation with bat detectors. You will also learn about bat habitat, bat houses, and the threats that bats face in the area. Tickets are $5 ($4 for members) and open to all ages. Bring some bug spray, a flashlight, and good walking shoes.

Summer Bat Walk

Date: 
August 22, 2014 - 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Join the Organization for Bat Conservation this summer in search of bats on the beautiful grounds of Cranbrook. Watch bats dip and dive over ponds and listen to their echolocation with bat detectors. You will also learn about bat habitat, bat houses, and the threats that bats face in the area. Tickets are $5 ($4 for members) and open to all ages. Bring some bug spray, a flashlight, and good walking shoes.

Summer Bat Walk

Date: 
August 15, 2014 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Join the Organization for Bat Conservation this summer in search of bats on the beautiful grounds of Cranbrook. Watch bats dip and dive over ponds and listen to their echolocation with bat detectors. You will also learn about bat habitat, bat houses, and the threats that bats face in the area. Tickets are $5 ($4 for members) and open to all ages. Bring some bug spray, a flashlight, and good walking shoes.

Summer Bat Walk

Date: 
August 1, 2014 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Join the Organization for Bat Conservation this summer in search of bats on the beautiful grounds of Cranbrook. Watch bats dip and dive over ponds and listen to their echolocation with bat detectors. You will also learn about bat habitat, bat houses, and the threats that bats face in the area. Tickets are $5 ($4 for members) and open to all ages. Bring some bug spray, a flashlight, and good walking shoes.

Summer Bat Walk

Date: 
July 25, 2014 - 9:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Join the Organization for Bat Conservation this summer in search of bats on the beautiful grounds of Cranbrook. Watch bats dip and dive over ponds and listen to their echolocation with bat detectors. You will also learn about bat habitat, bat houses, and the threats that bats face in the area. Tickets are $5 ($4 for members) and open to all ages. Bring some bug spray, a flashlight, and good walking shoes.

Summer Bat Walk

Date: 
July 18, 2014 - 9:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Join the Organization for Bat Conservation this summer in search of bats on the beautiful grounds of Cranbrook. Watch bats dip and dive over ponds and listen to their echolocation with bat detectors. You will also learn about bat habitat, bat houses, and the threats that bats face in the area. Tickets are $5 ($4 for members) and open to all ages. Bring some bug spray, a flashlight, and good walking shoes.

Summer Bat Walk

Date: 
July 11, 2014 - 9:00pm - 9:30pm
Location: 
Cranbrook Institute of Science

Join the Organization for Bat Conservation this summer in search of bats on the beautiful grounds of Cranbrook. Watch bats dip and dive over ponds and listen to their echolocation with bat detectors. You will also learn about bat habitat, bat houses, and the threats that bats face in the area. Tickets are $5 ($4 for members) and open to all ages. Bring some bug spray, a flashlight, and good walking shoes.

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