Interested in getting more involved in bat conservation in Ohio?
Take part in a citizen science project:
- Ohio Bat Roost Monitoring Project
- Ohio Mobile Bat Acoustic Surveys
- Want to know how an acoustic survey is done? Check out this article by Marcey Shafer, with Fairfield Co. Park District
For more information on these opportunities, or to sign up, contact Sarah Stankavich at Sarah.Stankavich@dnr.state.oh.us.
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:
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 Sarah.Stankavich@dnr.state.oh.us.