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The Bat House Builder's Handbook

The Bat House Builder's Handbook

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Bat
Conservation International
po.
Box
162603,Austin,
Te
xas78716www.batcon.org
Dear
Friend:
Than
kyou for
your
interest in
helping
bats.
By
buildingeven
onebat
house
, youcan
make
a difference for
ba
ts
and
help
promote
a
healthyenvironment
.
And
you
cangreatly
multiply
this accomplis
hment
by
participating
either as a
member
ofBatConservation International or as a
volunteer
Research Associate in the
North
American Bat
House
Research Project.In
addition
to
funding
critical conservation efforts,BCI
membership bring
s
you ourquarterly
magazine
,
BATS,
our
catalog of
educational
and
gift
products,
and
oppor-
tunities to join
workshops
,field projects,
and
ecotours.Research Associatesaddition- allyshare experiences
with
other
bat house
owners,receivespecial
springand
fall
updatesonnew
discoveries,competeforsmall
grants
and
awards,
and
help their
own
backyard bats.Details
and
a convenient applicationformare
provided
in this
handbook.
We
hope
to
hear
fromyousoon. Sincerel
y,
ff-kdflt
Merlin
D.
Tuttle
Founder
Cover artwork by Andrea Peyton
Back
cover:
T
he
spectacula
rsight of vast numbersof
bats
in
flight
acrossth
eevening
sk
i
es
used
to
be
ar
more
co
mm
on. Ma
ny North
Am
eric
an
bats
hav
e
lost
kl?1)
roosting
habitat,fromcav
es
an
d
abandoned
mines
to
old
growth forests. Erecting
bat
h
ous
es,
and
carefully
obse
rv
ing
the
results,giv
es
us
auniqueopport1lnity
to
hel
p
thes
emagnificent animals.
PHOTO
BY
MERLIN
D.
TuTTLE
A publicationof BatConservation International, Inc.
Copyright
©1993,Bat Conservation International.
ISBN
0-9638248-6-4
2003 Revision
,.,j
Printedonrecycled paper.
 
The
Bat
House Builder's Handbook
CONTENTS
4
Why
Build a
Ba
tHouse?5 Participate in theN
orth
American
Ba
t
House
ResearchProject
6
DesigningBetter
Ba
t
Houses
16 A FewPointersfor Bat
House
Experimenters18The Secrets ofBat
House
Success24
How
Research FindingsReveal Bat Preferences
31
Answers
to FrequentlyAskedQuestions
About
Bat
Houses
33
Bats Most LikelytoOccupyBat
Houses35
The
Imp
ortance of Bat Conser
va
tion
35
Bats
Need
YourHelp
You
can
purchasecopies ofthis
handbook
,the
new
Building
Hom
es
for
Bat
s
video
,or sign
up
forthe
North
American Bat
House
ResearchProject
through
the
BCI
catalog.
Call1
-800-538-BATS (2287) or(512)327-9721,or
order
online atwww.batcon.org.

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