Daily Archives: September 21, 2017

Helping Meadowlands Bats!

Yesterday we posted about NJSEA naturalists this summer building Wood Duck boxes. They were also busy constructing bat boxes.

While bats have a reputation as creepy, they actually provide major positive impacts for the environment. To start, bats can eat thousands of mosquitoes and crop destroying insects in a single evening. In the rain forest, bats can spread seeds that help to plant new growth.