Wine, Cheese and Bats

Arboretum at Night: Wine, Cheese and Bats

Bats

Nighttime in the summer forest is an enchanting symphony of sounds and mysterious spaces enlivened by wildlife on the move. Come out and discover which creatures are sounding off, participate in bat education seminar and take a night hike into a forest rich in sounds and excitement. Enjoy an outdoor wine and cheese reception followed by a brief classroom presentation by Dr. Cullen Geiselman before heading out into the night for a ‘bat walk’ on the Arboretum grounds to spotlight and detect bats using an ultrasonic bat detector. Dr. Cullen Geiselman will give a brief summary of the world’s bat species, their habitats, and life histories. She will also discuss the eight local bat species found in the Houston area and dispel some of the common bat myths.

Dates:

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Time:

7:30- 10:00 p.m.

Instructor:

Dr. Cullen Geiselman – a local bat expert

Pricing:

Members: $20; Non-Members: $35; Minimum age of 12.

Class size:

12 min. / 60 max. per session

Leave a Reply

IMAGE GALLERY

IMG_8954 IMG_8967 IMG_8936 IMG_8959 Houston Arboretum Houston Arboretum Houston Arboretum Black and Yellow Garden Spider IMG_6616 Arboretum copy IMG_1418 copy IMG_4637 copy Houston Arboretum & Nature Center Mushrooms