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.
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Training in Acoustic Identification
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Learn how to identify bat species from their echolocation calls!
-An afternoon of online instruction
-Graduate students, wildlife professionals, acoustic enthusiasts
-Best practices for detector deployment
-Principles of echolocation
-Diagnostic characteristics for 9 eastern U.S. species: Indiana bat, northern long-eared bat, little brown bat, eastern red bat, hoary bat, big brown bat, silver-haired bat, evening bat, tricolored bat
June 2021, 1-5 pm Eastern
+$25 optional for an additional 45 min covering 4 species: Rafinesque's big-eared bat, gray bat, eastern small-footed bat, southeastern bat
Neotropical Bat Workshops
A Week in Belize!
Work and play in paradise
Capture Tropical Bats!
Mist net and handle 20+ species
Identify Species in Hand!
Possible vampire and wrinkle-faced bats
Learn Echolocation Calls!
Record and identify 20+ species
Ruins, jungle, ocean, and more!