Kids go batty for things that swoop in the night



CLARK COUNTY — If you’re not feeling Halloweenish yet, you will at a free workshop featuring bats, owls and other denizens of the darkness.

“Creatures of the Night,” for people age 5 and older, will run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Water Resources Education Center, 4600 S.E. Columbia Way, east of Vancouver’s Marine Park along the Columbia River.

The event meant to be fun and educational, with activities, lessons and a short excursion, which is accessible to the disabled, to look for bats.

The workshop, sponsored by Columbia Springs and Clark County Environmental Services, is free and open to he public.

Organizers request participants sign up online in advance so enough workshop materials can be prepared.

Please register at:

For more information, contact Sally Fisher, sustainability coordinator at Environmental Services 360-397-2121 Ext. 4939; or email at