Bat Houses

How to Build a Bat House

Bat Conservation International offers bat house designs based on their research on the features that are most attractive to bats.

Backyard Habitat for Wildlife – Beneficial Bats (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offers instructions for building a bat house for your backyard habitat.

Bat House Installation

Where you install your bat house is as important as how you construct it. Here are things to consider when locating your bat house so that it is attractive to bats.

Installing Your Bat House: Wooden Poll or Steel Poll Installation (Bat Conservation International)

Installing Your Bat House on a Building (Bat Conservation International)