Instructions for building and placing bat houses by region.  Excellent for pest control.

Instructions for building and placing bat houses by region. Excellent for pest control.

Free bat house plans and installation instructions from Bat Conservation International (remember to use untreated wood and never paint the inside of the house!)

Free bat house plans and installation instructions from Bat Conservation International (remember to use untreated wood and never paint the inside of the house!)

HOW TO;  BUILD A BAT HOUSE!!According to Bat Conservation International, a single bat can capture 500 to 1,000 mosquitoes in a single hour!   Bats are also interesting because:        In many ecosystems, they play a key role in pollinating plants.       There are more than 1,000 species of bats in the world!       Some bats use echolocation, or high pitched chirps which bounce off objects in front of them, to find their way in the dark.

HOW TO; BUILD A BAT HOUSE!!According to Bat Conservation International, a single bat can capture 500 to 1,000 mosquitoes in a single hour! Bats are also interesting because: In many ecosystems, they play a key role in pollinating plants. There are more than 1,000 species of bats in the world! Some bats use echolocation, or high pitched chirps which bounce off objects in front of them, to find their way in the dark.

Bucknackt's Sordid Tawdry Blog: These Bats Look Exactly Like Teddy Bears and Cute ...

Bucknackt's Sordid Tawdry Blog: These Bats Look Exactly Like Teddy Bears and Cute ...

Sulawesi Fruit Bat, Acerodon celebensis, roosts in trees in villages, and also in bamboo. Individuals are commonly seen feeding on breadfruit trees and coconut

Sulawesi Fruit Bat, Acerodon celebensis, roosts in trees in villages, and also in bamboo. Individuals are commonly seen feeding on breadfruit trees and coconut

In the US, white nose syndrome has decimated East Coast bat populations in under a decade! Let's help out our "nighttime agricultural workers!" From the site: "Bat Conservation International’s (BCI) mission is to conserve the world’s bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet. BCI was founded in 1982, as scientists around the world became concerned that bats essential to the balance of nature and human economies were in alarming decline."

In the US, white nose syndrome has decimated East Coast bat populations in under a decade! Let's help out our "nighttime agricultural workers!" From the site: "Bat Conservation International’s (BCI) mission is to conserve the world’s bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet. BCI was founded in 1982, as scientists around the world became concerned that bats essential to the balance of nature and human economies were in alarming decline."

A mother Jamaican fruit eating bat carrying her baby while flying. Chiroptera, the order of mammals containing bats, means "hand wing". Photo: Bat Conservation International.

A mother Jamaican fruit eating bat carrying her baby while flying. Chiroptera, the order of mammals containing bats, means "hand wing". Photo: Bat Conservation International.

Attract Bats to Your Garden with a DIY Bat House | It's worthwhile helping out bats. According to Bat Conservation International, a single bat can capture 500 to 1,000 mosquitoes in a single hour!

Attract Bats to Your Garden with a DIY Bat House | It's worthwhile helping out bats. According to Bat Conservation International, a single bat can capture 500 to 1,000 mosquitoes in a single hour!

BCI   ~   BAT CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL   ~  FULL OF OF IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BATS. VERY GOOD & COMPREHENSIVE SITE.

BCI ~ BAT CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL ~ FULL OF OF IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BATS. VERY GOOD & COMPREHENSIVE SITE.

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