Wildlife Conservation Society Canada (WCS) project to enhance and provide artificial tree roosts.
A dedicated team of biologists is working towards bat conservation in the Kootenays. Due to the human impact of forestry operations, many species of bats have lost the natural habitat needed for raising their young. Bats often like to use large, hollow trees for roosting, depending on defects like small cavities or loose bark found in mature, old-growth forests. Female bats require warmth and a very specific micro-climate to raise their pups. Read more….