Build houses for bats in honor of Bat Week

Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is building 5,000 bat houses on Saturday to help declining numbers of the species in the state.

Bats are one of the most misunderstood mammals around Halloween and they need need your help more than ever. Their numbers are in decline in Minnesota and almost everywhere they're found.

On Saturday, the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is taking part in a national effort to build 5,000 bat houses. The public is invited to participate in the activities, which include craft projects, games and bat presentations. It’s all free and the materials to make your bat house are provided.

Minnesota valley National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Saturday, Oct. 31
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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