Learn About Bats at The Ridges

The Ridges Sanctuary will host a Get to Know Wisconsin’s Bats program Oct. 14 at its nature center, 8166 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor.

Participants will hear a presentation by Jennifer Redell, a Wisconsin bat biologist with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, about the state’s bats and white-nose syndrome at 2 pm. Then they’ll attend a workshop about bat-house building at 3 pm. Materials for a bat house, instructions about how to put it together and tips for installing it on your property will be included. 

The presentation is $8 for the public and $5 for members. The bat-house building is $30 for the public and $25 for members. Visit to find more details and register.

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