DCR Hikes & Happenings: Bats in the Blue Hills

Bats in the Blue Hills

Friday, July 7,       7:30 pm- 9 pm

Email Maggi.Brown@state.ma.us for registration and location. Space is limited.

Bats, our only flying mammals, are truly remarkable and often misunderstood animals. Bats are very beneficial and can eat up to 600 insects an hour. Join us for an evening of bat appreciation as we learn more about these amazing creatures in an indoor lecture then head outside to  lure in a few of these flying wonders.

For ages 8 and up.

Things to know before you go
  • All programs are FREE
  • Wear sturdy footgear on all hikes
  • Carry drinking water, wear sunscreen and consider insect repellant
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult on all programs
  • We will hike unless the weather creates unsafe conditions
  • For  weather updates and cancellations news, please call the reservation headquarters at 617-698-1802, ext. 3
  • Reasonable accommodations available upon request, with advance notice. Email  Maggi.Brown@state.ma.us

Visit www.mass.gov/dcr for more DCR free programs across the state.

DCR Blue Hills Reservation   695 Hillside St.  Milton, MA      617-698-1802, Event line #3

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