Would you like to get some basic experience in bat capture methodology? Want to see some bats?
Sign up to join us on April 29 and April 30 to learn how to set up mist nets, choose capture locality, measure, and identify bats, and utilize acoustic monitoring. This will be a 2-day event. April 29th, 2pm at Redwood park picnic area you will get to learn and set up bat acoustics and mistnets, then on April 30th you will get to see what bats fall into your trap! We will meet April 30th in front of Cal Poly Humboldt’s Student Business Center at 3:30pm for a quick debriefing and to make sure everyone has a ride, then head out to blue lake to do some netting from 4pm-10pm.
As this will be a fundraising event the cost to join in on this training will be $40 for students, $60 for early career individuals, and $75 for all other applicants. To register please fill out the form below.
The following items are required for the field day on April 30th: a head lamp and spare batteries, hiking shoes, water, snacks, muck boots or waiters if you have them, warm clothing, and a good attitude! Personal and environmental safety instructions will be included in the confirmation email.
Disclaimer: You will not be permitted to handle the bats, but can still learn handling techniques, learn how to identify them to species, and how to measure and care for them. GPS locations of where we will be mist netting will be released as we get closer. Please check the equipment list and prepare for the first day to take longer than expected, with a cap at 6 PM. Membership is not required to attend this event.
The Bat Workshop is now full! Thank you for registering! If you have purchased one of the workshops but did not fill out the registration form below with your purchase number please do that as soon as possible!
See you all April 29th!
For any questions please contact the Lead for the workshop at firstname.lastname@example.org