Bat Discovery Day

Council Event

Date and Time: 2:00 PM, 22 April 2018
Location: Visitor's Centre Organ Pipes National Park
Address: Enter Via Calder Freeway opposite Thunder Dome Visitor's Centre Organ Pipes National Park, Keilor North 3036, Outside of Hume Outside of Hume
Cost: Free
Telephone:9205 2473

***NOTE: Change of event date***Please be aware the event is now on Sunday 22nd April. Apologies for any inconvenience*********Melbourne’s north has a significant bat population. The Friends of Organ Pipes National Park have been monitoring bats and their health since 1994, and there are over 500 bats in the park!

Learn how the bats came to be in the Organ Pipes National Park, and what the contributing factors are when populations are in decline.

Participants are welcome to arrive between 12 and 2pm to help collect bats from their boxes, and to stay on until dark with members of the Friends of Organ Pipes National Park to help with a bat release.

Free afternoon tea provided. Participants are advised to wear closed toe shoes, long pants, a hat and bring a water bottle.

Updated : 3:07 PM, 10 April 2018

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