EVENT SPOTLIGHT: City of Melbourne to Hold Halloween-Themed Virtual Field Trip on October 27
By Space Coast Daily // October 7, 2021
This event is free but you must register
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Do you know all of the bat species that live in Florida? What is their diet like? Why are bats so important? To find out, join the City of Melbourne on October 27 at 9 a.m. for their Halloween-themed virtual field trip.
To register for this event, go to www.savetheirl.org to receive a Zoom link and login information.
Their special guest, Angela Stull, will be hanging out with fruit bats, also known as flying foxes, to give an eye-opening introduction to these amazing creatures.
Come get a virtual, up-close look at some of the fruit bats at the Lubee Bat Conservancy located in Gainesville, Florida. Learn about their amazing senses and behaviors while getting the chance to enjoy watching them snack on some of their favorite foods.
The special guest will also talk about their important job in the environment and how they care for these amazing flying mammals.
This 45-minute long virtual field trip is geared toward youth, but open to all ages. Participants will have the chance to ask questions through the Q&A box that will be answered toward the end of the presentation.
This event is free but you must register. Participants are encouraged to email questions about bats to the City of Melbourne Environmental Programs Coordinator Megan Selva at Megan.firstname.lastname@example.org by October 26.
To register for this event, go to www.savetheirl.org to receive a Zoom link and login information. The field trip presentation will also be live streaming and available to watch through the MRC Facebook page, as well as the Lubee Bat Conservancy Facebook page.