Project Title: Diversity and Conservation of Bats in Hong Kong

Applicant: The Wildlife Conservation Foundation Limited

Total Approved Grant: $786,000

Duration: 7/7/2003 - 6/8/2004

Project Status/Remarks: Terminated

Scope:

Bat boxes or houses will be placed in country parks as a mean to increase the choices of habitats for bats, with a view to monitoring various species of bats and the utilization rate of the bat boxes, and with subsequent modification in the consecutive years improvements on the effects of using bat houses in the bat conservation of Hong Kong. Educational programmes include setting up information boards in country parks concerning the bat house ecological education; organizing at least ten ecological education speech in various primary and secondary schools, and two public seminars regarding the Hong Kong bat ecology, one for school teachers and one for students / general public.