Creating Bat-friendly Communities

The second BatMatters conference was held virtually in 2020, with support form the newly-bat-friendly City of Richmond (the first was in Peachland in 2019). The two-week virtual conference featured a variety of prerecorded video presentations and online discussions presented by specialists in the field of bat research, conservation, and stewardship in BC. Topics included

  • Building Bat-friendly Communities in BC
  • Examples from the Field – Peachland, Richmond, and Kelowna
  • Urban Bat Conservation and Integrating Research
  • Local Stewardship and Community Involvement in Bat Conservation
  • Living with Bats
  • Bats and Human Health
  • The Goldilocks Approach: Use of Bat Boxes in a Changing Landscape and Climate
  • How to Find Information on Important Bat Habitats

Bat Matters 2020 Presentations