Bats

The role of bats in our ecosystems is extremely important. The majority of bats eat night-flying insects, including many agricultural pests. As the primary predators of night-flying insects bats play a significant role in controlling insect populations. Please do not harm bats. Here are important resources: 

If you have a bat problem, click here: https://batconservation.org/get-bat-house/ 

Once you remove the bats, find the access point at sunset when you can still see, close off the area with caulk, or if you arent sure they are all removed, close off with plastic so they can get out but not back in. 

Still having trouble? Call the Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy County, 402-444-7804.

If you note high mortality in bats, please contact 402-471-5419 Mike Fritz, Nebraska Game and Parks. 

Find an injured bat? Call Nebraska Wildlife Rehab  Inc,  402-234-2473


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