Find out what the Save Lucy Campaign is all about.


The Save Lucy Campaign was created to raise awareness of white-nose syndrome and its devastating impact on North American bats by:



Read about what The Save Lucy Campaign
was able to accomplish in 2018.



The Save Lucy Campaign is a 501c3 public charity supported by partners, sponsors, and collaborators. To become a sponsor or partner please contact us.



Our Board is comprised of dedicated bat and outdoor education enthusiasts of varied backgrounds.

Leslie Sturges

Leslie has been a wildlife enthusiast all her life. One of her earliest memories is feeding grass stems to a nestful of almost-weaned meadow mice she discovered in her backyard. She housed and bred snakes, turtles, lizards, frogs, and insects before finally becoming a zookeeper with the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. She left the zoo to join Montgomery County Parks as a park naturalist. In 2001, Leslie founded Bat World NOVA, a satellite rescue center of Bat World Sanctuary, so that she could pursue a lifelong love of bats. Since then she has cared for over 800 bats at her facility and has maintained a colony of bats that visit schools and other venues to educate the public about bats and wildlife conservation.

Chris Holland

Chris grew up with Hidden Oaks Nature center and has been educating children and family about the wild world for the past 15 years. He has been interested in supporting local bats for years and worked with Bat World NOVA to erect bat rocket- boxes for his Eagle Scout project. He recently graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Commerce and works in Finance and Accounting at Maximus, Inc. - a health and human services local government contractor.

Anne Hiss, DVM
At Large

Anne started rehabilitating wildlife in 1985 and became interested in the medical care of injured wildlife. She received her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1995 and has been working with wildlife rehabilitators ever since.

Sherry Keen
At Large

Sara Craig
At Large

Lynn Early
At Large

Shannon Pederson-Browne
Science Advisor

The Save Lucy Campaign seeks individuals to serve on the board of directors. The time commitment is approximately 2 hours per week. Board members are required to attend board meetings via phone conference or web meeting 3 times per year. Candidates should have some familiarity with nonprofit management, conservation issues and environmental education; however, a diverse board makes for a strong organization so we welcome candidates with other strengths.

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A copy of our current financial statement for the Save Lucy Campaign is available by request from the Virginia Division of Consumer Affairs Office in Richmond, Virginia. See our financial snapshot at left.

Contact Us

The Save Lucy Campaign
877 Bunker Hill Rd
Mount Solon, VA 22843

Please direct sponsor or partner inquiries to Lsturges@saveLucytheBat.org">Lsturges@saveLucytheBat.org

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