Bat Chat

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Banded big brown bats roosting together at our field headquarters in West Kingston

Bats are often associated with Halloween, but in reality, they aren’t all that scary! With the materials in this kit, your class will learn about bat natural history, their importance as part of a healthy ecosystem, the challenges they face, and current monitoring efforts in RI.

What’s included in this kit?

  • Information about Rhode Island’s bats
  • Resources on what to do if you encounter a bat in your home
  • Sample lesson plans
  • PowerPoints
  • Instructions for building a bat box
  • Photos and videos
  • Show and tell items
  • "Batty" activities from Project WILD and Project EduBat


Check out our Bat Chat playlist on YouTube!


Bat Chat Educator Packet

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our staff are happy to help provide any support you need! Email


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