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2017 Meeting

We are happy to announce the 2017 MWBWG meeting in Madison, Wisconsin April 6-7th 2017 at the Pyle Center. A block of 45 rooms will be reserved at the Lowell Center, 610 Langdon Street, which is conveniently located one block from the Pyle Center.

You can make on-line reservations at the Lowell Center by following this URL (case sensitive): You’re also welcome to call (608) 256-2621 to make reservations, please refer to the group code: MIDBAT The rate is $82/night and the room block will be released four weeks prior to the arrival date.

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Please download the meeting announcement and call for papers.

Dave Redell Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination Request

The Midwest Bat Working Group is seeking nominations for the Dave Redell Lifetime Achievement Award.  This award honors an individual who has demonstrated an exemplary, long-term commitment to promoting and preserving bats in the Midwest through research, conservation, education, or other creative projects.  Any MWBWG member from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin is eligible to be recognized.

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MWBWG Student Travel Award Call for Applications 2017

The Midwest Bat Working Group is accepting applications for a new student travel award.  This award is intended to promote student attendance at the annual MWBWG meeting by offsetting the cost of travel and registration.  The award will be granted to one student, and will include:

  • registration and 2017 MWBWG membership fee waived
  • $200 to assist with travel costs to meeting

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