Tenants wanted — small, furry and winged

If you are wondering what those strange-looking boxes are on the side of some campus buildings, the answer is “bat houses.”

A bat house on the side of the flume building at the north end of the campus

A bat house on the side of the flume building at the north end of the campus

The bat houses were the Eagle Scout project for Garrison Ferris, a Life Scout in Troop 57 (Assistant Scout Master – Chuck Hartman.) The houses are intended to attract a colony of resident bats to aid in insect control. There are six houses all together

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