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Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin #178: A178 Building Bat Houses

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Publisher Comments:

Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional skills to the newest techniques, Storey's Bulletins provide a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.

Synopsis:

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

About the Author

Author Dale Evva Gelfand is a staunch believer in creating and preserving wildlife habitat. A freelance writer and photographer, she has written other Storey titles that all speak to her affinity for nature: Building Bat Houses, Grow a Hummingbird Garden, Creating Habitat for Backyard Birds, and Build a Bluebird Trail. She lives amid the Taconic hills of upstate New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Benefits ofBats

Bats and Human Health

Attracting Bats

Bat-Proofing Your Home

Bat Species Distribution

Bat House Construction

Location, Location, Location

Timing is Everything

Proper Design

Proper Materials

Basic Assembly Instructions

Bat House Plans

Small Bat Box

Small Maternity Bat Box

Large Maternity Colony Bat Box

Bat-Proofing Materials and Suppliers

Bat Conservation Resources

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580170185
Author:
Gelfand, Dale E.
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Author:
Gelfand, Dale Evva
Location:
Pownal, VT :
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Construction & Construction Trades
Subject:
Bats
Subject:
Housing
Subject:
Construction
Subject:
House
Subject:
Wildlife attracting
Subject:
Bats -- Housing -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Construction - General
Subject:
Home Design
Subject:
HOUSE and HOME / Design and Construction
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
HOUSE & HOME / Design & Construction
Subject:
HOUSE & HOME / Outdoor & Recreational Areas
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin
Series Volume:
178
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.26x5.74x.8 in. .9 lbs.

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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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