We're sorry this program is full, please watch our website for upcoming events!
Come out to the Wapsi to dispel the myths and legends of bats! We will have several opportunities and events throughout the evening on June 29th. Registration is Required.
5 - 5:45p - Learn about native bats, including basic biology and habitat
5:45 - 6:30p - Campfire-style dinner* with hotdogs and s'mores provided by Friends of the Wapsi. Please bring your own drinks.
6:30 - 7:30 - Build a Bat House or explore the Eagle View Eco Center. $10 / house. Limited number of kits available MUST pre-register. (Eco Center tour is Free)
8:00p or Dusk - Take a hike* around our campus as the bats are emerging to forage! Those feeling adventurous are welcome to stay into twilight for more exploration! (Flashlight & bug spray recommended for hike)
*Hike and outdoor meal are weather-dependent
Wapsi River Environmental Education Center
31555 52nd Avenue
Dixon, Iowa 52745