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Northern California Bat Ecology

and Field Techniques Workshop

September 24-26, 2018

Humboldt County, California

Co-sponsored by The Wildlife Society – California North Coast Chapter and Northern California Technical Bat Working Group


  • Classroom locations - Bayside and Eureka 

  • Field location - Humboldt Redwoods State Park (Bull Creek)



  • Dr. Joe Szewczak, Humboldt State University

  • Dr. Dave Johnston, H.T. Harvey and Associates

  • Ted Weller, US Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station


This 2.5 day workshop will consist of classroom presentations and field sessions, and provides an introduction to monitoring techniques, ecology, and conservation of Northern California forest bats.


Topics will include:

  • Mist netting including handling opportunities for those with proof of current rabies vaccination

  • Ecology, habitat requirements, conservation, and mitigation strategies

  • Acoustic monitoring

For detailed draft agenda and schedule, click here: 

Agenda/schedule subject to change.

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