We live near a detention pond in north west Butler county. We would like to...
We live near a detention pond in north west Butler county. We would like to know how to attract bats to deal with the mosquitoes. Bat house?
Butler County Ohio
Bats, like all wildlife, need a food source, water source, and a place of cover. Since you are near a detention pond, the water and food source are available. Bats typically roost in crevices in trees or rocks, but will also use a bat house if specific qualifications are met. I have included links to help you with design and location of the bat house.
Attracting Bats - Bat Conservation International
Answers to Questions About Bat Houses