Bug Brigade and Bat Boxes

Cute bat on snuggly yellow blanket
Meet the Center for Wildlife's bat ambassadors! Photo courtesy Center for Wildlife.

Come meet the Center for Wildlife’s bat ambassadors for the Nature's Natural Bug Brigade Program! These amazing flying mammals are skilled insect combatants.  Did you know that the FDA estimates that these wonderful bats supply us with an estimated $3.5 BILLION in free insect control?  Learn more about this native and natural mosquito control and their struggle with White-Nose Syndrome. Co-sponsored by the Society for the Protection of NH Forests and the Center for Wildlife as part of our Creek Farm Series.

When: Saturday, May 18, 2019. 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for optional Bat House Building Workshop)

Location: Creek Farm, 400 Little Harbor Rd, Portsmouth, NH

BUILD YOUR OWN BAT BOX OPTIONAL WORKSHOP IS NOW CLOSED: An optional backyard bat box building workshop follows for an additional fee of $25/bat box (pre-registration required - ended on Wednesday, May 8). Program is open to all ages; parental guidance and additional fee required for bat box building.

Cost: Free for Forest Society Members and $10 for adult non-members. Free for children under 18. Not yet a member? Become a member today and save on 2019 events! Visit the new member registration form, select your desired membership level, click "Donate", then please return to this event form in your browser before checking out. Complete the event registration form, click "Donate" to review your selection, then click "Proceed to Payment" to become a member and register for the event in one transaction.

Registration: Space is limited, please pre-register below to reserve your spot. The optional bat house building workshop is now closed. We are still accepting registrations for the first part of the program.

Instructions: Fill out all participant information using the form below, then click "Donate" to review your selection. Click "proceed to payment" to finish entering your contact information and to complete your order. We'll email directions and details prior to the event, so please include email addresses for all participants who want updates.


Free for members.
$10 for each adult non-member.
Free for minors.
If you're staying for the bat box program, enter the number of bat box kits you/your group would like at $25 each. Kits need to be ordered ahead of time.
Please list, one per line, each member's first name, last name, and optionally email address.
Please list, one per line, each non-member's first name, last name, and optionally email address.
Please list, one per line, each minor's first name and last name.