Become a Conservationist
Old High Bats
In 2008, tens of thousands of bats were discovered living in Old High Middle School. The school district was told to remove the bat colonies from the historic building. What was the impact of the loss of this colony to downtown Bentonville? Where did the bats go?
What can be done to conserve the bat population?
- Educate yourself
- Teach others who are afraid of bats
- Join a conservation organization
- Put up a bat house in your backyard
- Plant more trees
- Become a bat biologist
- Recycle, reuse, and reduce the things you buy and throw away