Why Bat Conservation?

  • Bats are crucial to many ecosystems around the world
  • Insect-eating bats are the primary predators of night-flying insects
  • Nectar-feeding bats help pollinate plants like bananas and cashews and fruit-eating bats spread seeds
  • Due to many years of fear and misunderstanding, bat populations are decreasing and some are nearly extinct

What Can I Do?

Build your own Bat House from used and discarded wood, such as packing crates and wood pallets!

Bat houses give bats…

  • a secure habitat and in turn they will eat thousands of insects
  • an alternative to our houses thus reducing the chance of human to bat contact

For More Information:

Department of Natural Resources – Bats Conservation International
Organization for Bat Conservation