Trainings & Workshops


We love what we do, and we love teaching it, too!

Vesper provides online training for echolocation species identification of bats (including Indiana bat and northern long-eared bat), and in-person workshops on tropical bat capture and acoustic survey techniques in Belize and Costa Rica. 

Let us know how we can bring our knowledge to you!

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Training in Acoustic Identification

Vesper offers online instruction on best practices for acoustic monitoring and echolocation species identification, as well as diagnostic characteristics for bat species in the following regions:

  • Northeast/Great Lakes/Eastern Great Plains (10 species)

  • Southeast (20 species)

  • Pacific Northwest (15 species)

  • Intermountain West (18 species)

  • Southwest (25 species)

  • Canada East (8 species)

  • Canada West & Alaska (14 species)

  • The Neotropics (30 species)

Perfect for graduate students, wildlife professionals, and acoustic enthusiasts!

Prices from $75+ and class times from 3 hrs (1 afternoon) to 15 hrs (3 afternoons). Price and time depends on region being taught. 

Please contact us to indicate the region(s) you are interested in so that we can let you know when those classes are available!

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Neotropical Bat Workshops

2022 Workshop is full!

But contact us to be put on the wait list

A Week in the Tropics!

Work and play in paradise

Capture Tropical Bats!

Mist net and handle up to 50 species

Identify Species in Hand!

Possible vampire and disk-winged bats

Learn Echolocation Calls!

Record and identify 20+ species


Rainforest, waterfalls, caves, and more!