Category Archive: Bats

Our Batty Summer 2021

By: Melissa Donnelly Now that the summer season has come to an end, we have wrapped up our batty field work! Our summer field assistants have now left us, and our city bats… Continue reading

Bat Weekend Events and Activities #WingedWednesdays

If you haven’t already heard this weekend August 28th and 29th is International Bat Weekend! In celebration the Toronto Zoo’s Native Bat Conservation Program has a bunch of events going on.

The Positive Impact of Bats on Humans #WingedWednesdays

Although it’s not something we think about often bats make a huge positive difference in the lives of humans. Read all about the different ways in this week’s #WingedWednesday Blog

How do we catch bats? #WingedWednesdays

You may be wondering how the Native Bat Conservation Program (NBCP) catches the bats that we work with.

Best Bat Books for all Ages!

People of all ages can learn something from a good story. Stories can be used to teach morals, lessons, and can also be used as a conservation tool to create new perceptions of misunderstood species. Changing the… Continue reading

A Night of Radio Tracking

It’s late May and the bat team is finally ready to transition from months of planning in the office, to finally getting out into the field and putting our plans to action. We’ve… Continue reading

AutoBat Lure

Testing New Bat Technology for North America #WingedWednesdays

Cheers, Eryk!

“It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” – Ernie Harwell The Native Bat Conservation Program is saying goodbye… Continue reading

The Neighbourhood Bat Watch

Welcome back to another #WingedWednesdays! Have you ever wondered how you can contribute to bat conservation? Conservation is a team effort! We would not know as much as we do about Ontario’s bats… Continue reading