'Go Batty!' at Sugar Grove Nature Center
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[June 13, 2012]
McLEAN -- A
program called "Go Batty!" will be presented at Sugar Grove Nature
Center on June 27 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. This is the Year of the
Bat, and the program is an opportunity to learn about bats and see
Joe Kath, endangered species program manager for the Illinois
Department of Natural Resources, will give a presentation about bats
and highlight those that might be caught during the program. Then,
participants will use a bat detector and mist-nets to locate and
(hopefully) capture bats feeding along Timber Creek.
is great for all ages. Participants will receive bat-related
materials and feast on a batty snack.
The fee is $5 for members of the nature center and $7 for
nonmembers. Registration is required.
For more information or to register, phone 309-874-2174 or email
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Sugar Grove Nature Center is located in beautiful, historic Funks
Grove, just south of Bloomington-Normal. For a map and directions to
the nature center, membership and program information, visit
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[Text from file received from
Sugar Grove Nature