The Alberta Community Bat Program’s mission is to raise awareness of bat conservation issues, help local residents manage bats in buildings, and to collect data needed to monitor and better understand bats in the province. Profiles of 9 types of bats found in Alberta are included
This resource page has FAQ's about the characteristics and conservation of bats identified in Alberta. Look at the menu on the left side for further information on each of the nine species of bats found in Alberta.
This article answers some key questions about bats, including their importance in our ecosystem. Learn how they use echolocation and some of their most common threats. You can also learn how to help save their populations.
The Canadian Wildlife Foundation has instructions on how you or your school can help protect the bat population. Learn how to make your schoolyard bat-friendly and tips and instructions for building a bat house.
Learn more by checking out some key facts about bats; information includes diet, behaviour and conservation efforts. There's also a video and sound files. Note that this is written from an American perspective, but includes Canada in the range maps.
Check out this article to learn all about bats. Click on the sections about: inside a bat's body, microbats, megabats and roosting bats. Click on any blinking circle; it will lead to more information or pictures.