Alderville Shoreline Cleanup Project

Written by Christine Drader  On Tuesday, July 20th, myself, Avalon, and Taylor from Turtle Island Conservation as well as Michelle from the Great Lakes Program went to Alderville First Nation for a shoreline cleanup event.… Continue reading

How do we catch bats? #WingedWednesdays

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

World Snake Day 2021

Today, June 16th, 2021 is World Snake day! Reptiles play a huge role in the health of our ecosystems around the world. In urbanized areas like southern Ontario, snakes  feed on small mammals like mice and rats, reducing the rodent pest population and in-turn… Continue reading

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

Meet the NBCP Summer Team!

Every year the Native Bat Conservation Project relies on summer staff to help with the variety of jobs that track the bats over their active season. Meet the individuals making a difference this summer. 

AutoBat Lure

Testing New Bat Technology for North America #WingedWednesdays

Bat Myths 101

This week we will be debunking some common myths about bats. These incredible winged creatures often get misrepresented in the media and we would like to take this week to set the record straight. Hopefully you’ll learn something new! 

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

Meet the Bat Team! #WingedWednesdays

Welcome back to #WingedWednesdays!

This week, we’re going to introduce you to the team behind the Toronto Zoo’s Native Bat Conservation Program (NBCP). We’re a small team, but we work hard to protect Ontario’s bats to get the word out about how cool they are!