Northwestern Hub for Bat Population Research and Monitoring

We study persistence and extinction risks of bats in the context of growing threats from white-nose syndrome and rapid environmental changes occurring across the Pacific Northwest and beyond. We provide expertise on the natural history and ecology of bats, methods of survey design and acoustic call processing for species identification, and statistical analysis.

Photo credit: Michael Durham

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Northwest Nature Matters Podcast - "When Mammals Fly: Exploring the Natural History and Conservation of Bats"
Tom and Roger talk about bats and the Bat Hub.

Interagency Collaboration

We serve as a center of gravity for interagency collaboration to pursue questions of common interest about bat conservation status and trends and inform evidence-based conservation decision-making. 

Our collaborative hub enables pooling of resources and an economy of scale, leveraging individual partner investments for coordinated regional conservation knowledge and action.

North American Bat Monitoring Program

The Bat Hub supports the North American Bat Monitoring Program.

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