Bat Roost Monitoring Program

Little Brown Bat    FWS National Digital Library

The Bat Roost Monitoring Program is really simple! Twice during the spring/summer (once at the end of May/early June, and once at the end of June or into July), you watch the roost for about one hour and count any bats that enter or exit, as well as answer a few basic questions about the type and position of the bat box. After your two counts, you email or mail the forms back to me and you’re done for the year!

You can find all the information about the program, including the protocol and data sheets, on the Division of Wildlife website here: