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Bat Evening - Owhango Alive

Bat Evening - Owhango Alive

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  • Fri 14 Jan, 5:00pm – 9:00pm


Owhango Domain, Owhango Rd, Owhango, Taumarunui


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Join Owhango Alive for an educational evening about bats and other local wildlife.

The evening will begin with a barbeque and a showing of the documentary Battling Extinction at the Owhango Pavillion and hall. As dusk approaches, we will head out to Ohinetonga Scenic reserve with bat detectors to see if we can catch a glimpse of these rare creatures which were recently confirmed to be present in the area.

Following sunset, we will do a short walk with head torches around the Ohinetonga reserve –and see if we can spot some bioluminescent fungi and nighttime creatures such as eels. Suitable for families; bring good walking shoes and a head torch

Trip Length: 3-4 hours
Minimum Age: 7. Kids must be accompanied by an adult
Maximum Participants: 30
Meeting Place: Owhango Domain and Pavillion
Transport: Own transport required
Cost: Koha to support Owhango Alive

Participants are asked to bring the following:
- Outdoor clothing
- Sunscreen
- Water bottle
- Gloves
- Headtorch

Please note: the Trip Leader reserves the right to refuse anyone who is insufficiently equipped.

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