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Walnut Creek Preserve Speaker Series: For the Love of Bats!

October 15, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Date: October 15, 2022

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Location: Anne Elizabeth Suratt Nature Center at Walnut Creek Preserve

Speaker: Tanya Poole, NC Wildlife Resources Commission Education Specialist


Join us to learn about the only flying mammal, bats!  Tanya will discuss some of the bat species found in western North Carolina, where they live, and why they are beneficial to have around.  She will also share the most recent research on White Nose Syndrome and the NCWRC’s bat conservation efforts.

Tanya is a Southern Mountain Education Specialist and State Project WILD Coordinator.  She lives in Haywood County and has worked for WRC for 18 years.  She has a BS in Elementary Education and a MS in Environmental Education.


Polk County is currently in the “Low” COVID-19 Community Level and the CDC’s current recommendations are:


*Walnut Creek Preserve is private property and guests are only allowed on the property by invitation (a planned event or scheduled group).  Thank you.


Contact Pam Torlina, [email protected], with questions or for more information.


October 15, 2022
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Anne Elizabeth Suratt Nature Center at Walnut Creek Preserve
179 Wood Thrush Lane
Mill Spring, NC 28756 United States
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