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The Midwest Bat Hub is the Midwest region’s home for data collection for the North American Bat Monitoring Program (NABat). The Hub works to increase knowledge of North America’s bat populations for enhanced conservation and management practices in the region and beyond. Find out more about us.

Join our volunteer network!

Would you like to help monitor bats in your area? The Midwest Bat Hub works with volunteers to acoustically survey bats in priority sampling areas across the Midwest. We provide acoustic monitoring equipment, deployment guidance, and data processing to help bolster bat conservation across the region. Learn more on our volunteers page.

Help contribute to continental database!

Do you already have bat monitoring data in the Midwest? The NABat Partner Portal includes data from stationary and mobile acoustic surveys, as well as capture data, internal hibernacula counts, and emergence counts. We can guide you through the process of uploading your data to the database. Data from all years and locations are welcome!

Contact us to learn how you can contribute!