Contact us

Skeena Community Bat Program
Ashleigh Ballevona
1-855-922-2287 ext. 19

Mailing Address:
Skeena Community Bat Program
c/o Ashleigh Ballevona

34280 Colleymount Road
Burns Lake, BC
V0J 1E2

About our bat project:

The Skeena Community Bat Project was initiated in 2014 will the goals of raising awareness about bat conservation in the northwest, working with landowners who have bats, and promoting the Annual Bat Count. Ashleigh Ballevona is the contact person for this project. She can be reached below for information about bats and for help with concerns you may have with bats in this region.

Meet the team:

  • Ashleigh Ballevona – Project coordinator
  • Mel and Evi Coulson – bat house building coordinators and bat enthusiasts
  • Olivia Pojar – technology support, liaison with BV Naturalists
  • Anne Hetherington – Rare and Endangered Species & Ecosystem Specialist (retired), Skeena Region.

What we do:

  • Bat Education
  • Coordinate Bat Roost Count in the northwest
  • Organize bat house making workshops

Our Funders:

  • British Columbia Conservation Foundation
  • Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation