In addition to collecting and uploading data to NABat, we offer a number of ways to get involved in the broader NABat community. Check out the opportunities below!
Looking for more guidance or want 1:1 support?
We offer training webinars throughout the year on a variety of topics. Check out our Events page for upcoming dates. For more individualized support, contact a member of our Technical Outreach Team or Book an Appointment.
Connect with a regional hub
Hubs help facilitate local implementation of NABat and maximize benefit within the region. By joining a regional hub partners may receive more individual support to guide local survey efforts while maintaining the level of consistency necessary to meet the broader, programmatic goals of NABat.
Join our community of practice
Come join us during our monthly calls as we highlight current efforts by partners and present on the latest research and updates to NABat. Hear from the NABat Coordination Team and get your questions answered.
Contact us to be notified of upcoming meetings.
Sign up for the newsletter
Stay up to date on what is happening with NABat and the greater bat community. Learn about upcoming events, relevant publications, resources, and products being produced by our team.
Explore our working groups
The NABat working groups were established to offer a forum for exchange among small groups to identify solutions that address challenges and barriers related to each of the primary survey types. Leveraging experience and practical knowledge from small groups of committed members, each working group may work on tasks like developing Standard Operating Procedures, improving outreach, informing updates to data templates, and conducting R&D to help advance analytical products. Click on the following survey types to learn more about each of the current working groups:
Participation in a working group is limited by the size of the group and current needs. Additionally, members are asked to commit to 18 months and individuals can only be members of one working group at a time. Roles within working groups include:
Lead: 18-month commitment, requires expertise to direct the group's agenda
Deputy Lead: 18-month commitment, may the takeover as Lead, nominated
Recorder: 12-month commitment, track group's progress and keep group accountable, nominated
Member: 18-month commitment to contribute to group's goals and objectives, nominated
Observer: not active members, can be an observer of multiple working groups