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Facts About Bats

August 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Bats have gotten a bad rap! Get the facts about the benefits of bats on the environment from Erin McHale, who studies the mammals up close. Erin will discuss bat ecology and evolution, native New Jersey species, and bat conservation. Gain tips on how to construct a bat house and how to safely get bats out of your house. Includes light refreshments.

Erin McHale is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources department at Rutgers University. She has a strong background in wildlife rehabilitation and has participated in various wildlife conservation projects throughout New Jersey. In 2017, she graduated with a B.S. in Biology and worked on various entomology and parasitology research projects. Her dissertation research focuses on bat foraging strategies and behaviors.

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August 2
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Lifelong Learning