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.
WELCOME TO THE MIDWEST BAT WORKING GROUP
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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SAVE THE DATE!
15th Annual Midwest Bat Working Group Hybrid Meeting
WHEN: March 27-28, 2023
WHERE: Holiday Inn Conference Center, Champaign, Illinois
We are excited to bring everyone together again both in-person and virtually in 2023!
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