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BATS Magazine

VOLUME 8, NO. 3 Fall 1990

Bat Exhibit Popular with Visitors

Using skills learned in BCI's 10-day bat ecology field workshop, Terri Marceron and Don Sasse put together a first-class bat booth at the 1990 Montana State Fair. Terri is a forester and Don is a wildlife biologist with the Lewis and Clark National Forest. Over a seven-day period they greeted over 39,000 visitors who came to learn more about bats. Terri and Don were on hand to answer the many questions and to give several talks where visitors were introduced to live local bats. Their booth included a bat house, a photo exhibit, books, BCI literature, and continuous play of BCI's video, "Bats: Myth and Reality." Visitors could also look into a "bat cave" complete with lifelike "bats." The bat exhibit was part of the fair's Nature's Den, whose theme this year was winged creatures. Terri and Don's booth received local television and newspaper coverage, and they reported that the response from visitors was "fantastic!"

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All articles in this issue:
Giving Flying Foxes a Second Chance
Return to Thailand
The Case for Bat Conservation
After the Hurricane
Making a Difference
Bat Exhibit Popular with Visitors
BCI Members Win Conservation Awards
First One-Day Bat Study Workshop A Success
Annual Report Available to Members
Gifts That Keep On Giving: How Your Gifts Help BCI
Tell A Friend
A different kind of treasure

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