MWBWG is dedicated to the conservation of bats and their habitats, particularly in the Midwestern United States, and works to address bat-related issues with a regional approach.
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As the primary predators of night-flying insects, bats are crucial to the ecology, economy, and health of our shared world ecosystem. The Midwest Bat Working Group (MWBWG) provides a structure for coordination, collaboration, and communication among concerned citizens and professional biologists in state, federal, academic, and private organizations. Although most participants are from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin, membership is open to anyone who seeks to collaborate on research and management of bats or to promote conservation by enhancing public understanding of bats.
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WHEN: April 4, 2022 (11:00am) to April 5, 2022 (4:30pm)
WHERE: Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center, Missouri
The plenary session, presentations, poster session, and business meeting were all held in-person and virtually.
Additional information and winners of our annual MWBWG awards can be found at the meeting event page.
Thank you to everyone for attending and making the meeting a success!
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