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Bat night events are happening in the Northern Territory between March and May 2017. Events are in date order- scroll down to find one near you!

 

Kid's bat evening in Alice

Friday 17 March

Simpsons Gap, Alice Springs

5.00-6.30pm

 

Join us for an evening of fun while we learn more about the flying mammals who inhabit the night skies. Central Australian microbats are fascinating animals, come along to learn how they live, find food, and fly with fun games and activities.

 

Suitable for all ages.

 

Free.

 

Requirements: Children need to be accompanied by an adult, sturdy enclosed shoes should be worn.

 

More information: susie.armes@nt.gov.au 

 

Bat night in Alice

Friday 17 March

Simpsons Gap, Alice Springs

6.30-8.00pm

 

Following an afternoon of fun children’s activities, join us for a talk from PhD student Erin Westerhuis. Erin will be providing a talk about microbat species and her research on microbat habitat in central Australia. Following this Erin will show us some prime microbat habitat and provide an insight into how microbats are studied, using acoustic surveys and harp trapping at Simpsons Gap. This is an opportunity not to be missed.

 

Requirements: Children need to be accompanied by an adult, sturdy enclosed shoes should be worn, bring along a chair or rug to sit on for the presentation and a torch to help you spot wild microbats.

 

More information: susie.armes@nt.gov.au 

 

Darwin Bat Night

Tuesday, 23 May

East Point Reserve  

Darwin

from 6.30pm

 

Come to Darwin's first Bat Night and and enjoy an evening of spotlighting fun for the whole family.  Features Guest Speaker, Dr Damian Milne.  Observe and interact with cutting edge Bat finding technology. Hear from local bat researchers and see bats  up close.

 

Hosted by the City of Darwin.

 

For more information: Call Tristan on 8930 0618 or email environment@darwin.nt.gov

 

 

Australasian Bat Night events -Northern Territory

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