|Order your Wild About Bats poster today for more information on these creatures including how to make a bat house!||
Wild About Bats is a unique gem in the Wild About … poster series. Great illustrations and range maps will acquaint you with Canada’s 19 native bats, where they live and what they eat. Spend some time with nature’s night patrol.
Heroes at Night
As the primary predator of night flying insects such as moths, beetles, and mosquitoes — a bat can catch hundreds of insects in just one hour. Having a healthy colony of bats can protect gardens and crops from damage and pests.
Many bats depend on riverbanks and lakeshores for water and insects. They also rely on forested areas for roosting and foraging. Degradation of our waterways through pollution and destruction of nearby vegetation seriously affects the species.
How To Help
A few ways to help are:
- plant trees to create corridors between forested areas
- avoid pesticide
- use protect trees and snags