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Take a walk with bats at Turnbull Wildlife Refuge

A Townsend's big-eared bat hangs upside down while sleeping. (Associated Press)
A Townsend's big-eared bat hangs upside down while sleeping. (Associated Press)

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge biologists will present a program and an lead evening walk on Wednesday (July 18) to highlight bats, the important critters of the night skies.

"Bats of the World and the Channeled Scablands" starts at 7:30 p.m. at the refuge headquarters south of Cheney.

The talk will be followed by a walk on which special sound detectors will be demonstrated and a few bats may be caught for identification and examination.  

Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants, a sweater or jacket, and bring a flashlight. 

 A donation of $5 to the Friends of Turnbull is suggested.

Info: Louise OLeary 235-4531 or looeezoleary@netscape.net




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Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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