Bat populations in Florida are on the decline, mainly from habitat destruction, but our use of pesticides has reduced their food source as well. Click here if you would like to learn more about building your own bat habitat. Of course, you want to avoid having them roost in your attic. They can cause unpleasant odors and frightful sounds, so be sure to seal all holes and gaps on the exterior of your home. Click here for more information on bat proofing you home.
Some other useful bat links:
: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/UW/UW20300.pdf Florida
Conservation of Bats in
: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/uw291 Florida