Join the all-ages program at Angel Mounds State Historic Site, located at 8215 Pollack Avenue in Evansville, to learn how to build a bat box while supporting a healthy ecosystem.

Everything You Need to Build a Bat Box

Angel Mounds provides all the necessary supplies to construct your bat box, and experienced crafters are available to assist you throughout the process. Once completed, you can take your bat box home and create a safe haven for these fascinating nocturnal creatures.

Learn About Bat Ecology

Participants will learn about bat ecology and their role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Bats control insect populations, pollinate plants, and disperse seeds, making them valuable contributors to the natural world. Understanding their importance will lead to a newfound appreciation for these often-misunderstood creatures.

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Need Help Hanging Your Bat Box?

If you're looking for some assistance with hanging your freshly acquired bat box, the staff at Angel Mounds are more than happy to offer their guidance, tips, and recommendations. Not only will their expertise ensure that your bat box is installed correctly, but they can also provide valuable information on how to attract bats and contribute to the local ecosystem. Don't hesitate to reach out and take advantage of their knowledge!


Cost to Participate

It is important to be aware that each registration is limited to one bat box only. However, families do have the option to purchase up to two boxes, with each box priced at $28. It's worth noting that Angel Mounds State Historic Site members are eligible for a 25% discount. By investing in a bat box, you can actively connect with nature and contribute positively to the environment.

Join Angel Mounds State Historic Site's engaging and educational program for a family-friendly experience. Learn about bat ecology and build your own bat box to support a healthy ecosystem. Register now to secure your spot.

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