San Diego Management & Monitoring Program

Vertebrate Species
Bat Management in San Diego County

In Progress

Project description

This is a planned 2-year Study. In 2015 and 2016, the SDNHM, under contract to USGS, will survey areas with known pallid and Townsend's big-eared bat occurrences in MUs 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8 as identified in the MSP and in other high potential sites based on previous survey work by USGS and the SDNHM, including areas in North County and potentially areas adjacent to the MSP.

Project groups


Project Group: Rare Bat Monitoring

Project location

County: San Diego

Project focus

Project type: Monitoring

Target species: Pallid bat, Townsend's big-eared bat

Main implementing entity: U.S. Geological Survey

Partner: San Diego Natural History Museum

Point of contact: Robert N. Fisher

Principal investigator: Robert N. Fisher

SDMMP lead: Yvonne Moore

Study lead: Drew Stokes

Strategic elements

Budget year: FY15-16; Work plan objectives number: 1.2