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Help a Bat: Build a Bat House!


November 22, 2018

Iowa DNR

Bats are a great addition to any backyard - not only are their nightly aerial acrobatics fun to watch during the summer, they are also an excellent source of pest control and will kill loads of those pesky mosquitoes!

Give bats a place to stay outside your attic (so they can eat a ton of bugs!) with a bat house | Iowa DNROne of the best ways to attract bats to your yard, if you don’t have any of their preferred dead trees, is to build (or buy) a bat house! During the summer, there are a couple of species of bats in Iowa that roost in large colonies; the Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus f...

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