Bat Box - Norman, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FLMathfreak
N 35° 10.425 W 097° 26.792
14S E 641462 N 3893416
Bat box in Norman, OK
Waymark Code: WM1A8AH
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 07/06/2024
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
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This bat box is located near the Norman compost facility. Standing about 20 feet high this bat box is natural wood material with a corrugated metal roof.
The box has openings on opposite sides with a board protecting direct access. Additional openings on the bottom also allow access for bats to the box.

Additional info about bat houses from the website - (visit link)

"Benefits of Bat House Installation Service
Promotes Natural Pest Control
Supports Ecological Balance
Preserves Biodiversity
Contributes to Conservation
Enhances Education and Awareness
Promotes Natural Pest Control
Installing bat houses encourages bats to dwell in the area, providing natural pest control. Bats consume insects like mosquitoes, moths, and beetles, reducing the need for chemical pest control methods.

Supports Ecological Balance
Bats play a vital role in maintaining ecological balance. Their presence helps regulate insect populations, contributing positively to the local ecosystem.

Preserves Biodiversity
By offering bats a suitable habitat, bat house installations aid in preserving biodiversity. Bats are essential pollinators and seed dispersers, contributing significantly to the diversity of plant species.

Contributes to Conservation
Installing bat houses supports bat conservation efforts. Many bat species face threats due to habitat loss, and providing suitable homes can assist in their conservation.

Enhances Education and Awareness
Bat house installations offer opportunities for educational purposes. They can serve as a focal point for teaching about the importance of bats in ecosystems, fostering greater awareness and appreciation."

Info from Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation: (visit link)
Number of Bat Boxes on Property: Not listed

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