Understanding and Managing Bats

From acoustic surveys to mist netting, park staff and researchers throughout the National Park Service learn more about bats everyday.

bat in mist net

Studying Bats

Park staff and researchers use different methods to study bats and their habitats.

hibernating little brown bat

Protecting Bats in Parks

The National Park Service actively protects bats and their habitats.

scientists holds radiotransmitter

Bat Acoustic Survey Database

Several agencies and organizations use this database to collect data from acoustic surveys of bats.

tri-colored bat with white-nose syndrome

White-Nose Syndrome Projects in Parks

Park staff manage projects to learn more about white-nose syndrome.

Last updated: January 19, 2017

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