Research

A hoary bat (Lasiuris cinereus) captured at Devil's Tower National Monument.

A hoary bat (Lasiuris cinereus) captured at Devil's Tower National Monument.

Bats and Climate Change

Bat researchers have believed for years that bats choose roosts that help them maintain optimal thermoregulatory behavior, but that belief has little empirical evidence behind it. We're using new technologies to explicitly test this belief to see how bats may be impacted in a warming world.

 
A Townsend's big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) captured at Devil's Tower National Monument.

A Townsend's big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) captured at Devil's Tower National Monument.