Bat Education and Ecological Protection Society


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The Bat Schedule

Upcoming Events:

BC Community Bat Counts

June 14, July 5, July 19, August 2, 2019

Meet at the Peachland Visitor Centre just before sunset. You will get a clicker and be counting the bats you see coming out of the building. A great event for people of all ages!

Peachland Canada Day Parade and Bat Count

July 1, 2019

Past Events:

Go Batty in Peachland

May 16, 2019

6 pm – 7 pm 

Kids Crafts, Peachland Historic School, 5684 Beach Avenue

7 pm Bat House Interpretive Trail Walk
Meet at Beach Avenue and Todd Road under the Bat House interpretive sign
for a guided tour for all ages and abilities. Walk along a gentle forest trail with bat biologist Tanya Luszcz and learn about Okanagan bats, their habitat, food and characteristics along with many interactive stories. The group will then move to Peachland Historic School to view live footage of five cameras strategically placed in the attic. New this year we will have 2 on site demos "How to Protect Your Bat House from Predators" and "Bat house Maintenance: Enocuraging Bats to Roost in Your Bat House." Watch and count the Yumas and Little brown Bats wake up and exit the building for nightly foraging.

Annual General Meeting

February 4, 2019

An election will be held for the BEEPS Board of Directors for the executive

positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, as well as Directors at Large. Most Directors are returning, however, we are seeking additional Directors to enhance the existing Board. Please contact the Peachland Visitor Centre if you are interested in becoming a BEEPS Director.

BEEPS will show a short bat presentation followed by a tour of the Legends of the Lake Interpretive Centre.

Win a Bat Adoption - Bring a new member or guest and we will put your name in a draw to win a Bat Adoption.

Refreshments & Socializing to follow

Rubber Ducky Race

April 6, 2019

Our Annual Rubber Ducky Race is back! Tickets available soon...

Food trucks, Artisan market and more!

Bat Matters: Chiroptera Conference

April 12 & 13, 2019

Individuals and organizations from across the province will join in Peachland to share information and knowledge about everything bats!

Photos of Previous Events