Bats

General Information

Many bat species rely on forests for habitat. Learn about the bats you may have in your woodlands and their importance to the environment as pollinators and insect predators.

Bat Species

There are 17 bat species in North Carolina, three of which are federally endangered species and one that is federally threatened.

Echolocation

Bats use sound waves to navigate, hunt and avoid obstacles in the dark.

Bat Houses

Learn how to build a bat house and where to place it to attract this beneficial mammal to your property.

White-Nose Syndrome

White-nose syndrome has killed millions of bats in North America. Learn more about this disease and the fungus that causes it.