Endangered Species
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Midwest Region State Map

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you

 


Endangered Species Program

Conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems

 


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Indiana Bat

Summer Survey Guidance

A team of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists, with help from interested parties, developed new rangewide guidance for conducting summer surveys for Indiana bats.

 

This Summer Survey Guidance can also be used for northern long-eared bat.

 

2018 Summer Survey Guidelines

2018 Summer Survey Guidelines April 2018 Adobe PDF icon

 

Addendum 1 - Methods to Evaluate and Develop Minimum Recommended Summer Survey Effort for Indiana Bats: White Paper Adobe PDF icon

 

Questions and Answers about Use of Standardized Spreadsheets for Reporting Bat Survey Data Adobe PDF icon

 

2018 Bat Reporting Spreadsheets

Instructions Adobe PDF icon - revised April 2018

 

Region 2 Spreadsheet (Excel)

 

Region 3 Spreadsheet (Excel) - revised 2018

 

Region 4 Spreadsheet (Excel) - revised 2018

 

Region 5 Spreadsheet (Excel) - revised 2018

 

Region 6 Spreadsheet (Excel) - revised 2018

 

Bat ID Acoustic Software

Automated Acoustic Bat ID Software Programs

 

Background

Methods to Evaluate and Develop Minimum Recommended Summer Survey Effort for Indiana Bats: White Paper Jan. 13, 2014 (13-page PDF Adobe PDF icon)

 

Draft Acoustic Bat Identification Software Testing Criteria (1-page PDF Adobe PDF icon)

 

Glossary of Acoustic Bat Survey Terms

 

Archives

History of Summer Survey Guidance Development



 

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Last updated: April 18, 2018