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Use Bats To Combat Your Yard’s Mosquito Population Cool! We totally did this! And we now have thousands of Small Brown Bats living in their box on our barn. It's so cool.

Use Bats To Combat Your Yard’s Mosquito Population Cool! We totally did this! And we now have thousands of Small Brown Bats living in their box on our barn. It's so cool.

tips for building bat houses - "chambers at least 14" wide and 24" tall (bigger is better), and a wide landing area with a very rough surface beneath the entrance. Do not use pressure treated lumber. These furry little creatures prefer temperatures between 85°F and 100°F."

Bat House Plans – Tips For Building A Bat House And Attracting Bats To Your Garden

tips for building bat houses - "chambers at least 14" wide and 24" tall (bigger is better), and a wide landing area with a very rough surface beneath the entrance. Do not use pressure treated lumber. These furry little creatures prefer temperatures between 85°F and 100°F."

If you make a bat house please also consider installing a pup (baby bat) catcher. http://www.batworld.org/bat-house-pup-catcher/

If you make a bat house please also consider installing a pup (baby bat) catcher. http://www.batworld.org/bat-house-pup-catcher/


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Hope my sis and I can build this. I would love to attract bats to my neighbourhood. Bats do us a great service by eating a HUGE amount of flying insects (including MOSQUITOES) and consequently help to control some dangerous and harmful pests.

Fun Family Project: How to Build a Bat House

Hope my sis and I can build this. I would love to attract bats to my neighbourhood. Bats do us a great service by eating a HUGE amount of flying insects (including MOSQUITOES) and consequently help to control some dangerous and harmful pests.

Why Do Some Bat Houses Fail? Good article to read if you want to put up a bat house.

Why Do Some Bat Houses Fail? Good article to read if you want to put up a bat house.

27 Bat House Plans: Bat Nurseries, Bat Rocket Boxes, Bird + Bat Boxes and MORE |

27 Bat House Plans: Bat Nurseries, Bat Rocket Boxes, Bird + Bat Boxes and MORE |

This bat house will hold up to 300 mosquito eating bats! Bats can eat thier body weight in night-time insects in a single night! Control mosquitoes naturally with a bat house. Looker Bat houses are built to the Organization for Bat Conservations specifications, which means they are 80% likely to attract bats, compared to smaller houses, which may only have up to a 10% chance of attracting bats...

This bat house will hold up to 300 mosquito eating bats! Bats can eat thier body weight in night-time insects in a single night! Control mosquitoes naturally with a bat house. Looker Bat houses are built to the Organization for Bat Conservations specifications, which means they are 80% likely to attract bats, compared to smaller houses, which may only have up to a 10% chance of attracting bats...

BAT HOUSE: Why build a house to attract bats to your backyard? For starters, a small bat can capture up to 1,000 mosquitos in just one hour.  I happen to love bats. Once, I found an injured one, befriended it while I nursed it back to health, and then freed it when it was well enough to return to nature. They are not creepy or anything to fear.

BAT HOUSE: Why build a house to attract bats to your backyard? For starters, a small bat can capture up to 1,000 mosquitos in just one hour. I happen to love bats. Once, I found an injured one, befriended it while I nursed it back to health, and then freed it when it was well enough to return to nature. They are not creepy or anything to fear.

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