Bat Talk with Maureen Heidtmann, Master Wildlife Conservationist
Weird and Wondrous: The Lives of Bats, presented by Master Wildlife Conservationist Maureen Heidtmann, is an overview of bats of the world, with an emphasis on our local species. It covers the persisting myths and misconceptions about these fascinating creatures, the many roles bats play to ensure a healthy planet, the perils bats face in their struggle for survival, their amazing resilience, and what we can do to help.
Tuesday, May 11th – 7:00 PM
Maureen is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator, focusing on bats, and has been for over twenty years. She also holds a Master Wildlife Conservationist certificate, and a permit from USDA to keep non-releasable bats for educational purposes.
Over the years, Maureen has presented programs for children and adults at libraries, schools, nature centers and botanical gardens. For the year 2016, she was the designated regional educator for Bat Conservation International and has done voluntary field work for BC.