The Kootenay Community Bat Project was established in 2004 to raise awareness about bats in southeastern BC and work with local residents who have bats in buildings.


“I never would have thought I'd ever be involved in a conservation program like this, but it's the right thing to do and I've got a whole new appreciation for these bats and how important they are.”

Bob, Thrums

Bat-house Workshop, Canal Flats, Nov. 21, 2014

Join the Kootenay Community Bat Project and Marin Morigeau Elementary School in Canal Flats to do your part for bat conservation. Come out to this fun workshop on Friday, November 21 from 5 to 7:30 pm to build a bat-house. These bat-houses will be installed in great bat habitat locations in the area. There is a maximum of 5 people per group so reserve your spot by calling the school at 250-349-5665. Stay for the free community slide presentation and Q & A from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.

 

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Join the Kootenay Community Bat Project and Marin Morigeau Elementary School in Canal Flats to do your part for bat conservation. Come out to this fun...
Do your part for bat conservation by building a bat-house on your property. Whether you are trying to evict bats from a building or encourage bats to...

1. To promote the conservation of bat species in the Kootenays (particularly species at risk) local through education and awareness.


2. To identify the species of bats found in the Kootenays and their critical roosting habitat through a community-based inventory project.


3. To conserve and enhance bat critical habitat, particularly for vulnerable and threatened species.