U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Over 24,000 Indiana bats once filled this cave in New York, but something changed in the winter of 2006-2007. The continued work of biologists could determine the future of bats.

Bat Week was in full flight last week. With Halloween behind us, we bring you one last bat tale.

Yesterday Emily Peters, an AmeriCorps member with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, shared her “Bat Week” event success story. Today, she’s back to tell us how she helped families go “batty” through fun activities and a little bit of bat-box-building know how.