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Land Trust – Tuesdays on the Trail: See 1/4 Million Endangered Grey Bats

When:
July 11, 2017 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
2017-07-11T19:15:00-05:00
2017-07-11T21:00:00-05:00
Where:
Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge
Land Trust - Tuesdays on the Trail: See 1/4 Million Endangered Grey Bats @ Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge

NO reservations required. Nick Sharp, Nongame Biologist with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Nongame Wildlife Program, will tell us all about the 250,000+ Gray Bats of North Alabama’s protected Sauta Cave. Sauta Cave is the largest and most important summer cave for grey bats on the planet. This is the largest bat emergence east of the Mississippi River and the bats emerge about 30 min. before true dark.

Sauta Cave Drive (closed to cars) is located just past mile marker 131 on Hwy. 72 driving east toward Scottsboro. Park on Hwy. 72 and walk app. 200 yards to observation platform.

Please bring a poncho with hood and a flashlight.