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Upcoming Events

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Victoria

 

Melbourne's Bat Box Monitoring Program

Sunday 19th February

Organ Pipes NP

Bat box monitoring

2.00pm

 

The Melbourne bat box monitoring program is an opportunity for you to assist in important research on the use of bat boxes by a wide range of bat species. Join the team, even if you just want to pop along to see a critter you’ve never seen before.

 

For more information, please visit the Bat box monitoring program website.

Lindy Lumsden Gould's Wattled Bat grin

The Melbourne Mega Bat Count

Tuesday 14th (Doveton) & Wednesday 15th (Yarra Bend) March

Fly-out count

7.00pm

 

Be part of the longest-running monitoring program of any bat colony in the world. There are now two monthly counts, which are held at Yarra Bend near Fairfield, and Doveton, approximately 45 minutes south-east of Melbourne

 

For more information, please visit the Mega Bat Count website.

Glenn Hammond

Queensland

 

Tolga Bat Hospital

Visitor Centre tour

Daily, 3-6pm

134 Carrington Rd, Atherton

 

The Bat Hospital Visitor Centre is 6 kms outside Atherton in far north Queensland, about an hour inland from Cairns. Tours are conducted daily from 3-6pm and bookings are essential. Enter an upside down world and meet the real stars of the night, both big and small. We have Advanced Ecotourism accreditation and a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor.

 

For more information, please visit the Tolga Bat Hospital website.

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