Acoustic Survey Methods - Our small-group, semi-custom, field training courses allow students to choose a flexible combination of learning experiences for any specific needs. Offered at southern Arizona field sites in June and July 2021

5-days - Complete Acoustic Survey Course

 4-days - All About Passive Monitoring

Single-day / Single Topic(s) - Acoustic Survey Project Essentials, Echolocation Call Data Management, Post-processing and Auto ID Reports, Bat Call ID and Manual Vetting, Planning, Conducting and Visualizing Acoustic Transects

Portal AZ: 7-11 June 2021

Tucson AZ: 21-25 June 2021

Elgin AZ: 5-9 July 2021

TBA: Fall 2021 - stay tuned for updates!


Combined Field Survey Techniques - Combining on-line learning, with in-person classroom instruction, outdoor field trips, and evening practicums, students travel to bat-rich field locations to get hands-on experience with a full range of bat survey methods from instructors with decades of practical experience. 

AZ: Chiricahua Mountains - TBA May 2022

KY: Mammoth Cave National Park - TBA September 2022

 Due to Continued COVID-closures at our Partner Facilities 2021 Classes Have All Been Cancelled


Bat Call ID - Learn how to identify U.S. and Canadian bats by their echolocation calls during an immersive, virtual on-line training class. 

Check Back to See Schedule for Regional Species Classes:

Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, or Southwest


Acoustic Survey Certifications - Receive necessary documentation to seek agency approval for carrying out acoustic inventories and/or manual vetting for compliance surveys. Sign-up for certification process on-demand.

Check Back Soon for Details - Bat ID Fundamentals or Advanced Species ID