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Bat Belfry's Inc.

Bats play an important role in our ecosystem, from controlling mosquito and insect  populations to pollinating food crops. Please learn about these special creatures and help protect their habitat. 

For information on Bats and Pollinators:
Shari Blisset-Clark,
Bat Belfrys, Inc.
Bat houses, bee blocks, pollinator support. 321-890-6154,

The Florida Bat Conservancy is another good source of information.

Bat house kits are for sale at the Green Marketplace. Pre-built boxes can be ordered from Bat Belfry's too. Read our brochure below for more information on properly siting your box. 

Learn More About Bats

Shari speaks about bats for various groups. Come and learn about the bats of Florida and how important they are.

You can join one of her bat chats at The Green Marketplace fall through spring and actually see the bats leave their roots to feed for the night!

Bat Chats Resume in October

  • Friday, October 5th, 6:30pm

  • Friday, October 26th, 6:00pm

  • Friday, November 9th, 5:30pm

Sign up now for October Bat Chats and enjoy an evening with the Green Marketplace bats!

Family-friendly program features fascinating bat facts, including bat biology, life-style, and conservation strategies. Meet live Florida bats and observe the Green Marketplace’s colony of Brazilian free-tailed bats as they emerge from their house. Please dress appropriately for outdoor activity. Attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs or a blanket to sit on.

Program fee includes light refreshments. Fee: Adults: $10 each ~ Couple: $15 ~ Family: $20

Space is limited ~ Register at the Green Marketplace ~ Please specify date when registering:

Friday, October 5th at 6:30pm

Friday, October 26th at 6:00pm

Friday, November 9th at 5:30pm


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