Bats: Every Gardeners Best Friend, Part 1

Bat guano has been used as an organic fertilizer for many centuries and bats act as an organic alternative to insecticides. Many factors have played a role in the reduction of global bat populations, from inappropriate bat guano mining to the spread of white nose syndrome and today awareness must be raised about what people can do to protect bats and their habitats. By integrating local bat colonies into local food systems and changing misconceptions about bats, bat populations and bat guano will remain steady and available for centuries to come.

Bats In the Corn Field

Learn how bats can be beneficial for organic farmers, dramatically reducing the need for costly and harmful pesticides.