Since 1996 Sharon and Dan have been promoting bat education in the Midwest.

We have traveled all across Illinois, and have had shows in Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa, Missouri, and Kentucky, Arkansas, West Virginia, Virginia. In 2016 did 4 shows in Ontario, Canada.


Dan Peterson

Dan is a bat naturalist. By day, Dan can be found remodeling homes and doing custom carpentry in the Chicago-land area. He also enjoys photography. By night, Dan enjoys listening to music and caring for our bat colony, three cats, and three skunks.


Sharon Peterson

Sharon is an elementary school teacher/ librarian and has been trained by Bat Conservation International in the conservation of bats. Her passion for bat education started with a Girls Scout project. The response to the program was so great that she decided to move forward as a bat educator.