Go To Bat for Bats!

There are many different ways to help bats and they are all important. These actions can help protect bats living in our backyards and in our communities. Because everyone has very different skills, resources, capacities, interests, and time, a variety of opportunities are being offered for the 2017 Bat Week Celebration, “Go to Bat for Bats.”

You don’t need special powers or a lot of money to participate. Just choose the activity that works best for you. We are offering up a ton of tools to help you get started. Below you will find actions both great and small that you can doto help conserve bats and the places where they live. Together, we can make the 2017 Bat Week a home run!

batweekPlay In the Big League!

This year, we are stepping up to the major league to help protect bats. With your help, we can hit a home run and make a huge difference! We are partnering with baseball and softball organizations from the Pee Wees … Continue reading

batweekTake the Pledge

Bats are amazing animals, and they contribute greatly to our environmental health, our economy, and our food. Every year bats save us billions of dollars in pest control by simply eating insects. However, they face significant conservation challenges, and an … Continue reading

batweekShow your Batty Pride: Wear Your Bat Ears!

Despite the saying, “blind as a bat,” bats can see quite well. However, sight is not the only sense they use. Insect-eating bats use their sense of hearing to navigate and find food in the dark. Using their voices and … Continue reading

batweekHost a Bat Week Party or Special Event!

We love a good party, and we are willing to bet that you do too. This year, we want you to host a Bat Week Party or other special event to get others excited about bats. You can feature bat-themed … Continue reading

batweekProclaim Bat Week Locally!

Bat Week is a time to celebrate our bats and to spread the word about how we can help protect them. One great way to do this is to ask your town, city, or state officials to make a formal … Continue reading

batweekFree Battoos for Trick-or-Treaters

Grab your free temporary Bat tattoos to hand out during trick-or-treating here. Who wants candy? We want bat tattoos! Available while supplies last, so order yours now. Want to see the battoos? Click here.

batweekLet Us Help You Plan: A Free Webinar!

Just for you, we have put together a webinar called, “Go to Bat for Bats: Planning for Bat Week 2017.” We’ll share a ton of great tools that you can use to have an amazing Bat Week Celebration. Rob Mies … Continue reading