Be a Bat Hero: Planning for Bat Week 2018

August 30, 2018
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT


Mark your calendars for Bat Week 2018 and “Be a Bat Hero”.  This webinar will provide you with all the tools you need to join the celebration with WHC and our Bat Week partners and help increase awareness about bats.

You’ll learn:

  • The importance of bats to our ecosystems
  • Strategies to protect bats and enhance their natural habitats
  • Fun and educational ideas to engage both children and adults in bat conservation
  • Free resources available for use at Bat Week events
  • Ways to spread the word about your Bat Week event on social media


  • Mylea Bayless, Senior Director, Network and Partnerships, Bat Conservation International
  • Catherine Hibbard, Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Thelma Redick, Senior Director, Content and Partnerships, Wildlife Habitat Council
  • Kimberly Winter, Nature Watch Program Manager, U.S. Forest Service

Bat Week 2018 partners includeBat Conservation International, Bureau of Land Management, Canadian Wildlife Federation, Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative, Fight WNS, Lubee Bat Conservancy, National Park Service, Parks Canada, North American Bat Monitoring Program, The Save Lucy Campaign, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Wildlife Acoustics, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Wildlife Habitat Council.

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