Large Bee Hotel
Medium Bee Hotel
Small Bee Hotel
Milk Carton Bee Hotel
Install 6 to 30 feet high on a tree or post, facing water. Line the box with several inches of wood shavings.
Install 5 to 10 feet high on a pole, post, or tree facing water. Line the box with several inches of wood shavings.
Install 6 to 12 feet high on a tree, post, or pole facing south or east. Pack the box completely to the top with pine wood chips.
Install 5 to 10 feet high on a pole, post, tree, or building facing any direction.
Install 5 to 6 feet on a pole or post facing south or east. The swallows will fill the box with twigs and other nesting materials.
Install 4 to 6 feet high on a pole or post facing east.
Bat boxes should be installed in an ideal location:
with a clear, unobstructed flight path for the bats to fly in and out of the box
bottom opening should be at least 10’ from the ground
in full sun (with southern exposure of 10 hours or more of direct sunlight)
near to a water body. Bat boxes more than 400 m from open water are less likely to be occupied.