Get Involved

Interested in getting more involved in bat conservation in Ohio?

Take part in a citizen science project:

The ODNR, Division of Wildlife has two projects designed to gather critical information on Ohio’s bat populations. But they need your help!

For more information on these opportunities, or to sign up, contact Sarah Stankavich at 

Teach others about bats:

Are you a teacher or educator? Check out our Education Resources tab for a list of resources to help teach others about bats.

Increase your knowledge of bats:

Knowledge is power. Check out our Ohio Bat Week Video Series and list of bat events/materials  to learn more about Ohio bats.

Join the Ohio Bat Working Group:

The focus of the Ohio Bat Working Group is to facilitate communication, information-sharing, and collaboration between researchers, land managers, agency personnel, contractors, rehabilitators, and others with a professional interest in bats throughout Ohio. If you would like to be a part of the group, join our email list. Our email list is used to disseminate bat-related information, facilitate and coordinate needed research and monitoring in the state, as well as answer questions and provide guidance.

If you would like to get involved in one of our Ohio Bat Conservation Plan Committees, contact Sarah Stankavich at