Naturally Speaking Dr. Kristen Lear - Bats and Agaves, a Plant-Pollinator Love Story

Cabrillo National Monument


Agaves are iconic plants across Mexico and the US Southwest, including Cabrillo National Monument. The towering stalks of agaves provide abundant nectar that feeds bats and many other pollinators. Come learn about the special relationship between nectarivorous bats and agaves as well as some surprising bat/agave interactions, and hear about how Bat Conservation International is restoring agaves to protect endangered bats.