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Meet the Bats St. Thomas

Did you know that bats are the only mammal native to the Virgin Islands?

Department of Planning and Natural Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife announces a BAT AWARENESS EVENT on 18 October 2012, 6-8pm

DPNR Division of Fish and Wildlife is holding a public “Meet the Bats” event at Magens Bay on Thursday 18 October 2012, from 6-8pm. The public is invited to come listen to a short talk on the bats of the Virgin Islands, their conservation needs, and how they benefit humans. Participants will then observe how local researchers study the bats and will have an opportunity to see a bat up close and personal!

The event is FREE and suitable for all ages. Please bring a flashlight and come prepared for mosquitoes. Meet at 6 pm at Shed 4.

For further information, contact Renata Platenberg, at the Division of Fish and Wildlife on 775-6762 or by email atRenata.platenberg@dpnr.gov.vi

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