What You Should Know About BATS

Too often bats are feared and misunderstood but bats generally do not pose a threat to people and are beneficial in many ways. Bats are the primary predator of night flying insects and are important in the control of many insect pests. Some bat species are important pollinators of plants. Many bat species are facing a number of threats including disease, loss of habitat, and wind turbines with some populations of once common species experiencing dramatic declines in recent years.