Bat Week is Oct. 24 - Oct. 31!
Bat Week is an annual celebration of bats and the many roles they play in our ecosystems. The international event is organized by a team of representatives across North America from conservation organizations and government departments. Bat Week strives to show the critical importance of bats and raise greater awareness of conservation efforts worldwide.
Everyone can join in on the Bat Week fun! Browse the articles below to learn more about bats, engage in bat-tivities, and discover current bat science.
Visit BatWeek.org for a full-list of inspiring Bat-tivities, events, and more. Join the conversation on social media using #BatWeek.
Learn about Bats
Benefits of Bats
Need a reason to celebrate bats? Find out how bats bring benefits to their ecosystems and to us!
Made possible by... Bats!
Bats help bring us some of our most tasty treats. Discover how bats help grow many of the foods we eat (including coffee and chocolate!.
This fungal disease is wiping out bat populations.
Bat Science in Parks
Bats are in Danger.
White-nose syndrome threatens bats across North America. A coordinated national response brings hope.
Outside Science (inside parks)
In this episode of Outside Science (inside parks) join the team at Carlsbad Caverns as they monitor night sky quality
Bat Stories and News
Catch up on the latest stories and news about bats in parks.
Last updated: October 17, 2023