T.H. Rogers PTO Invites All Students, Parents, Staff and their Families to…
Bat Watching at Waugh Bridge
Friday, September 5, 2014
(rain date: Friday, September 12)
Did you know that Houston has its own bat colony in the heart of the city? Almost 300,000 bats live under the Buffalo Bayou Bridge at Waugh Drive. They come out every night at dusk.
7:00 pm: Meet Up; Parking can be difficult. Please be mindful of towing or restricted parking signs.
7:15 pm “Bat Chat” with expert, Diana Foss, Urban Wildlife Biologist, Texas Parks & Wildlife
Dusk: Watch Bats Fly out from under the Bridge at Dusk!
Bring: Blanket/Folding Chairs to sit on, Mosquito Repellent, Drinks
Please Note: There are no restrooms. This is a busy intersection, so watch children carefully and lookout for cars.
Tips for safe bat observation: www.houstontx.gov/parks/bats.html
Parking: Cleveland Park (200 Jackson Hill) & Spotts Park (401 S. Heights)
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