On August 20 and 21, we thematically celebrated the International Bat Night in front of one of the most important bat shelters in the Balkans – the Devil’s Throat cave. In winter, it is home to about 40,000 bats, and in the summer some of them stay to raise their young. We were able to tell visitors more about the life of these interesting flying mammals, and we’ll use the funds collected from the donation stand for their conservation and improvement of their habitats.
The moment has come when our long-awaited meeting with you will happen again!
The 2022 summer conservation has been successfully completed and thanks to the volunteers who joined our initiative, we have been able to provide security for mother bats and their young. Important colonies in the territories of Kresna and Ognyanovo were visited. We managed to introduce tourists, locals and volunteers to this important period for bats and also to tell them interesting facts.
From 15th of may to 30th June is one of the most important periods of the female bat’s life. This is the moment when their young are born. Until the cubs grow up and become independent, they are completely dependent on their mothers. During this period they are very vulnerable, and their shelters are often vandalized. For this reason, the Science of Nature Foundation, together with volunteers, will again visit some of the most important bat shelters. The guarding will be held in the region of Kresna and Ognyanovo as the volunteers and all tourists met will be told about...