Bats: Myth and Reality program

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Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Shari Blissett-Clark, board member of the Florida Bat Conservancy will present her program entitled Bats – Myth and Realty on Thursday, October 26, 2017, starting at 12:00 pm in the Magnolia Room of the wildlife park’s Visitor Center located on US 19. She describes her program as follows: “This program uses high-resolution photography and research to debunk the folklore, myths, and misconceptions that have plagued bats for centuries. Unfounded fears, often fueled by grossly over-stated disease risk and ignorance, are the major contributors to a dramatic decline in the world-wide bat populations. The program discusses bat facts, species diversity, environmental and economic benefits of bats.” The program is approximately 50 minutes long and is followed by a question and answer period. Live bats will be displayed after the presentation.


There is no charge to attend this program

Event Time: 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm EDT

Contact Info: 

Susan Strawbridge (352) 628-5343, ext. 1002

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