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Learn All About Bats on October 19th, 2011

Oct 19

Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association and the Friends of Ridley Creek State Park will host an All About Bats program on Wednesday, October 19 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m at Ridley Creek State Park in the Ballroom of the Mansion.

Brenda Malinics, a Certified Bat Manager and 25-year advocate for bat preservation, will give the presentation. Topics will include; bats around the world, bats in PA, the importance of bats, the plight of bats, as well as practical tips about bats such as how to handle a bat in your house, what to do with an injured bat, and how to build a bat house. The presentation will be supplemented by exciting props which Brenda has acquired over the course of her passion for bat conservancy.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Pre-registration is appreciated. To pre-register, please contact CRC at or 610-892-8731.

Installing a bat house on your property has the advantage of reducing known pests such as mosquitos naturally without pesticides.