Bats are an essential component to our natural world, but they also hold great value for humans. The pest control and pollinating services they offer are worth millions to the United States. Join Jamey Emmert from the ODNR Division of Wildlife to learn more about these fascinating winged mammals. Hosted by the Silver Creek Garden Club, the program will take place at the Garrettsville Village Hall, 8213 High Street in Garrettsville on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.

The program is free but pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Please contact Linda Klamer at 330-527-5729 or lklamer51@yahoo.com.

Topics to be covered include: bat biology & species identification, debunking myths, their importance to humans, population threats, and how you can help.

Learn more about bats in Ohio at www.wildohio.gov