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Pit type privy, 4 x 4 x 9 ft, shed roof with stud wall construction and wood floor. You must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader program on your computer to view this plan. PDF number 6396.
The latrine should be orientated so the vent pipe is facing the equator (South in Mexico). This one of the most important features as the black (DO NOTPAINT THE VENT PIPE) ABS pipe must be heated by the sun to promote ventilation.
Bat houses are fully open on the underside where the bats enter. A bat house is a box with internal staggered partitions at the lower edge to give the bats something to grasp as they go in. This bat house has five chambers since bats like small spaces. Free plans at the link.
Very basic building information. In the old days people bought powdered lime or lye and sprinkled it down into the hole to help with the smell. You may want to add wood chips or sawdust each time you use it so that the material will compost.
This bat box house plan has been successful in attracting nursery colonies of little brown and big brown bats. Bat roosting requirements are strict, necessitating adherence to construction details.
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