This is a job we are doing in Roswell Georgia. Between May 1st through August 15th we are required to determine if the colony is a Bachelor Pad (all men) or a Maternity Ward. This is the time of the year where it is a possibility for there to be flightless babies in the colony. Since bats are protected it is not only a Federal Law but also our moral obligation to protect the safety of these bats. Although bats are not as big of a pollinator as bees, they are big contributors for sure. Whole Foods did an awesome article on what our grocery stores would look like without pollinators – (click here for article) . During this season here are the steps that we have to take: As shown in the flow chart above we need to determine if it is a one step, two step or three step process.