WRiSE Austin Bat Tour at Bracken Cave

WRiSE Austin Bat Tour at Bracken Cave

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Bracken Cave Preserve (Bat Conservation International Inc)

26101 Farm to Market Road 3009

San Antonio, TX 78266

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Join WRISE Austin for a Bat Tour at Bracken Cave

About this event

Networking Kick-off: Patio dinner to be provided at Mattengas Local Pizzeria which is a locally, woman owned business 10 minutes’ drive to the Bracken Bat Cave Preserve. Both gluten-free and vegetarian options available for guests. Dinner provides an opportunity to network and discuss the renewable and sustainable energy industries.

Dinner at Mattenga’s Pizzeria 4:30-6pm , 6044 FM3009 #290, Schertz, TX 78154

Cave Component/Industry Presentation: After dinner, guests transport themselves to the Bracken Cave Preserve to see the largest bat emergence in the world. A short presentation will be provided about the cave and preserve. This will be followed by a presentation regarding wind energy facilities, potential bat impacts, and industry measures to avoid and minimize impacts to bat species through pre-construction monitoring, post-construction monitoring, curtailments, and deterrents.

Cave time is 6 pm- 9 pm

Bracken Cave Preserve, 26101 Farm to Market Road 3009, San Antonio, TX 78266

About Bracken Cave

Bracken Cave is the summer home of more than 15 million Mexican free-tailed bats.

More information: https://www.batcon.org/see-bats-live/visit-bracken-cave-preserve/

Thanks to our event sponsor

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WRISE COVID 19 Protocols

  1. WRISE Austin’s coronavirus protocols align with those of the State of Texas and the local jurisdictions where events occur.
  2. All are welcome to attend but we encourage everyone to carefully assess their own risk and keep in mind the health and safety of themselves as well as other attendees when deciding to participate
  3. WRISE Austin encourages ongoing health and safety measures at events. Masks are encouraged but not mandatory. Event locations will be spacious to allow space for those who desire to be 6 feet apart from others. Handshakes and hugs are discouraged while waves, fist bumps, and elbow greetings are considered safer alternatives.
  4. If you are not feeling well, WRISE Austin encourages you to stay home.
  5. A COVID-19 waiver is required from all in person attendees (will be completed during registration).

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