Science for BatsScientists study bats in Yosemite National Park, and this research helps them prepare for the deadly disease in bats, white-nose syndrome.
Partners for BatsAt Devils Tower National Monument, park staff work with other agencies to learn about bat habitat and help protect bats from white-nose syndrome.
Explorers for BatsClimbers, canyoneers, and hikers can help bat conservation.
- Outside Science (inside parks): Bats in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area - Follow along as our crew learns about bats in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
- Glacier's Bats: An Adventure in Bat Research - With the threat of white-nose syndrome on the horizon, park biologists are trying to find out what species of bats live in the park and monitor any changes to their populations.
- White-nose Syndrome - Researchers at Great Smoky Mountains National Park gather information about the park's bats to help combat white-nose syndrome.
- How Bats Fly - Watch a big brown bat and a red bat hunt moths.
- Bats, Bat Myths, and White-nose Syndrome - A video from Cumberland Gap dispels some common myths about bats.
- Battle for Bats: Surviving White-nose Syndrome - This video explains more about white-nose syndrome.
- La Batalla por los Murcielagos: Sobrevivir al Sindrome de la Nariz Blanca - Battle for Bats in Spanish.
- Bats in Crisis - This series of three videos provides an introduction to white-nose syndrome as well as the origins of the disease and the NPS response.
- It's All About Bats - NPS veterinarian Michelle Verant talks about bats at BioBlitz 2016.
- Monitoring Cave Organisms - Learn all about the biology inside caves in the Cumberland Piedmont Inventory and Monitoring Network.
- Bats in Montezuma Castle - Watch as bats emerge from the tower.
- Unsung Heroes of the Night - This video gives front-row views of biologists weighing, measuring, and inspecting Big Brown bats at BioBlitz 2016 in Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC.
- The Hidden World of National Parks - Carlsbad Caverns - Experience life as a bat at Carlsbad Caverns.
- Echolocation - This collection of sound recordings of bats captures different species making both echolocation calls and social calls.
- Eastern red bat - Calls recorded at BioBlitz 2016.
- Silver-haired bat - Calls recorded at BioBlitz 2016.
- Big brown bat - Calls recorded at BioBlitz 2016.
Last updated: November 20, 2018