Bats Need You! Citizen Science Acoustic Monitoring

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 16:45

**Program Description**

Bats need you now! 

Join Haines Library and Alaska Department of Fish and Game for the 2017 citizen science acoustic bat survey program. ALL SUMMER and into the fall.  Sign up with Zephyr at the Library

  • Southeast Alaska Acoustic Bat Monitoring Project
  • Help ADF&G and the Library gather vital data on bat populations in Haines
  • Two monitoring routes to choose from- two kits available!
  • Turn your vehicle into a bat mobile!
  • Info. is needed to establish baseline data and understand how many, AND what kind of bats we have and where they live.
  • White-nose syndrome is devastating bat populations across the US.
  • Help gather vital data on thus far unaffected Alaska bats

How to make it happen:

  • Pick a route
  • Sign up
  • Watch short video explaining equipment
  • Check out bat monitoring equipment from Zephyr or front desk
  • Cruise route in your own vehicle after sunset with a friend
  • Return detector to library for data upload to ADF&G