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Providing Natural and Artificial Homes for Bats

Bats are essential to a healthy ecosystem. The species eat insects that are pests to trees, crops, and us. Most bats use trees as their daytime roosts during spring, summer, and fall. If a location has good places for bats to hunt for food, what attracts them to roost on the property?

Learn what makes good natural and artificial roost habitats for bats and other ways to support the local bat population. Presenter: Dr. Joy O’Keefe, Assistant Professor and Wildlife Extension Specialist, University of Illinois.

This webinar was originally recorded on November 9, 2023.