Gaining knowledge to best protect this species.
- Identify habitat areas that are prime for roosting sites
- Understand the diet of urban-based Florida bonneted bats
- Understand how noise and light pollution impact bat populations
Raising awareness based on our research.
- Help the public understand how everyday activities can impact structures where these amazing creatures roost
- Train Bat Walk Ambassadors to lead community walks that provide direct nature experiences and insights into this unique species
- Generate support for bat houses in public spaces
- Conserve open foraging space
Creating safe habitats.
- Research new bat house designs for urban environments
- Reduce everyday disturbances and decrease conflicts with homeowners by installing specially designed bat houses in public spaces
The Florida Bonneted Bat is a Federally endangered species. Due to their protective status, placement of target bat houses on private property is discouraged.
There are other ways to make a difference. Make a donation to support our work or install a bat house designed for other local species.
Hashtag live feed
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- Hashtag: “#OurEndangeredNeighbor”
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