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Bat Conservation

Straw-colored fruit bat

Bats are an extremely important and beneficial animal in our ecosystem. The bat species most likely to occupy a backyard bat house are insectivores that eat huge amounts of insects, including agricultural pests and some of the nasty bugs that appear uninvited into outdoor gatherings.

Learn more about building a bat house in your own backyard.

Learn more about white-nose syndrome as a serious threat to bats.