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BAT WEEK OCTOBER 24 - 31, 2020

Bat Week is an annual, international celebration of the role of bats in nature

BAT WEEK IS AN ANNUAL, INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION OF THE ROLE OF BATS IN NATURE

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About Bat Week

Bat Week is an international, annual celebration designed to raise awareness about the need for bat conservation. Bats are amazing creatures that are vital to the health of our natural world and economy. Although we may not always see them, bats are hard at work all around the world each night - eating tons of insects, pollinating flowers, and spreading seeds that grow new plants and trees.

Bats on the Brink Song

Mister G, Latin GRAMMY award winner and children’s author and song writer, has just launched a song in honor of bat week. Check out Mister G’s website and his new, really cool song, “Bats on the Brink”! Fluent in a broad range of genres and styles, Mister G collaborates widely with internationally renowned musicians, both…

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Build a Bat House

Building and installing a bat house can make a difference for bats and help promote a healthy environment. Download our instructional handbook on how to build a bat house.

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September 2020

Bat Hero Challenge for Kids

September 1 @ 12:00 am - October 31 @ 11:59 pm

Do you accept the Bat Hero Challenge? To be a Bat Hero, complete one task from each section below in September through October.  Work with a grown-up, teacher or in a team. Once you complete your selected tasks, tell us what you accomplished in an email to Bat Week Chairman and we will send you a thank you from the Bat Week conservation partners! LEARN ABOUT BATS (complete at least one) Download and color the Bat Heroes comic page and…

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Bat Hero Challenge For Teens and Adults

September 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Do you accept the Bat Hero Challenge? To be a Bat Hero, complete one task from each section below under the headings of Learn, Take Action and Share in September through October.   Once you complete your selected tasks, tell us what you accomplished in an email to Bat Week Chairman and we will send you a thank you from the Bat Week conservation partners! LEARN ABOUT BATS (complete at least one) * Read Why Bats Matter or Bats are Important…

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October 2020

Bat-tastic Art Contest

October 6 @ 8:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
S.C.R.A.P. Gallery, 68743 Perez Road D-16
Cathedral City, CA 92234 United States
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Free

Bats don’t just “hang around” for Halloween – they hang out year round. With more than 1400 different species of bats in the world, bats play an important role in our environment. Bats provide insect control, pollination and seed dispersal. So let’s help bats by taking care of the planet and conserving our natural resources. This year’s contest theme is Hang Out With Us. Draw, paint, make and create a bat or bats for our contest and win your very…

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Bat Week Celebration

October 24 @ 7:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 pm
WildlifeAid Centre, Plot 6 Sani-Luba Road, Ijebu Ode
Abeokuta, Ogun, Ogun 120231 Nigeria
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24th- CEO of Wildlife Africa Conservation Initiative (Mr. Felix Abayomi) welcome speech on Bat Conservation 25th- Bat Poem Video Upload 26th- Upload on Bat Fact 27th- Bat Quiz (Identify Bats of the World) 28th- Bat Online Challenge (Video upload on importance of Bat to Me) 29th- Bat Online Challenge (Picture upload of upcycled materials for Bat design) 30th- Gift disbursement from Wildlife of Africa Conservation Initiative to winner of Bat online Challenge, Showcase face of the Bat Quiz winner 31st-…

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Bat Week Celebration- WACI

October 24 @ 5:00 pm - October 31 @ 6:30 pm
Free

Day 1- we will recite an amazing poem about bat. Day 2- We will tell you few amazing facts about Bats. Day 3- W will upload different species of bat on our social media platforms, feel free to identify them. Day 4-7- online video challenge: upload a 1-min video on why bat matters. Or do a sketch of bat image with upcycle materials and you can stand a chance to win a prize from us. Tag us on https://mobile.twitter.com/LagWaterkeeper -https://mobile.twitter.com/Wildlife_A_CREW…

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El último día de un murciélago vampiro (Theatrical adaptation)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

A theatrical exhibition about the life of a vampire bat

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Workshop Bat-3D paint

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:50 pm
Chyro México United States

Workshop with bats as a theme

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Webinar: “Quiropterofilia: Una estrecha relación entre maguey”, Emma Gómez, PhD.

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

In this webinar, Emma Gómez would present the importance of the interactions between bats and chiropterophilous plants, focusing on Agave.

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Leyenda oaxaqueña del origen de los murciélagos (in Spanish)

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Biología por un murciélago magueyero, Collado 409, 101A Veracruz
Veracruz, 91700 Mexico
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Free

Do you know the origin of bats according to Mexican folklore? this is your chance.

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Webinar: “Murciélagos, invaluables aliados agricultura”, Verónica Zamora, PhD.

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Webinars about the importance of bats for agriculture

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Threats Bats are Facing

Bats are in decline nearly everywhere they are found. These amazing animals face a multitude of threats including habitat loss, pesticide use, destruction of roost sites, over-harvesting for bush-meat, climate change; and much more.

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