Bats of Iowa

Pottawattamie County Conservation Office, Pottawattamie County

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Bats are one of the most misunderstood mammals in the world. Their appearance & lifestyle have inspired folklore & superstition that impacts the way many of us relate to these unique animals. Join Lauren Darnold, Education & Public Outreach Coordinator with Nebraska Wildlife Rehab & get to know these unique creatures as we kick off our 2020/2021 Speaker Series at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 12th at the Council Bluffs Public Library. Lauren will be discussing bat adaptations, their importance in our ecosystem, & bat species from around the world.

This program will be held in Meeting Room B at the Council Bluffs Public Library, located at 400 Willow Avenue in Council Bluffs, Iowa. This event is free, pre-registration is required to attend as space is limited, walk in participants will not be admitted. Please register online. This program is part of our adult education programming, we ask that participants be age 14 & over please. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283. 

Due to COVID-19 the format for this program has changed:

  • Attendees are required to wear a mask for the entire duration of the program
  • Overall attendance numbers have been reduced to facilitate social distancing
  • Pre-registration is required to attend, walk in participants will not be admitted
  • Attendees must sign a waiver before participating
  • There will be no reception or speaker meet & greet following the presentation

The 2020/2021 Speaker Series is a programming series, held in partnership with the Council Bluffs Public Library, designed for teens & adults to provide them with an opportunity to learn from and interact with various authorities in the fields of conservation & environmental science. Programs are free & will last approximately 1 hour. 

Free will donations are gratefully accepted and will support continued programming opportunities in Pottawattamie County.

2020 Programs Sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation

 

Pottawattamie Conservation has received a grant award of $ 1,350.00 from Humanities Iowa, a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in support of a project called “Speakers Series 2020 - 2021”.

 

The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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What

Bats of Iowa

When

Thursday, November 12, 2020
7:00 PM

Where

Council Bluffs Public Library
400 Willow Avenue
Meeting Room B
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Michelle Biodrowski, Naturalist michelle.biodrowski@pottcounty-ia.gov
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