Bat Ecology

Do bats really carry rabies and get stuck in your hair?
This class will answer these questions and more as students explore the fascinating world of the only true flying mammal. Students will explore myths surrounding bats, discover bat adaptations through interactive games, and discuss the importance of bats in the ecosystem. This class take 2 forms: small group activities or a large group evening presentation.

Length: 1 hour

Maximum Participants: 30 in Nature Center / 150 in Main Lodge

Accessibility notes: This class may hike outside to find bats in summer/fall, but is mostly an indoor class. If individuals are unable to sit still, they may stand/pace as needed. The presentation can be set up with closed-captions or a mobile speaker system as needed.

Small Group Activities: Bat Ecology Lesson Plan PDF