Bats: Truth or Tales at Washoe Lake Sate Park on Saturday, June 30, 2012

Washoe Lake State Park

WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. – Bats are misunderstood animals. Come learn what bats eat, where they live, and why they are important to us. Bat sounds will be presented along with photos of bats from around the world.

WHAT:  Bats: Truth or Tales

WHEN: Saturday, June 30 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

WHERE: Participants will meet at the hang gliding “landing zone” at the main park entrance in the grassy area.WashoeLakeState Park is 18 miles south ofReno and five miles north ofCarson City. Travel onU.S. 395, take the Eastlake Boulevard Exit (exit 44) and park entrance is on the left.

WHO:  The event is open to the public. Local bat expert Brian Buttazoni will present the program.

COST:  There is no charge for the program, but there is a $ 7.00 per vehicle entry fee. Nevada residents receive a $ 2.00 discount.             

CONTACT: Contact the park at 775-687-4319 or for further information.

MORE: Bring a blanket or lawn chair for the program.