Publications/Presentations

Popular Articles/Blogs

Bats in the Cracks – Rock and Ice Magazine online, Birch Malotky, May 2019

Biologist recruits rock climbers to help save Colorado’s bats – Boulder Weekly, Will Brendza, October 2018

Colorado climbers race to gather data about bats before fungal disease hits the state – Pacific Standard, Sophie Yeo, September 2018

Bat biologists look to collaborate with climbers – Sopris Sun, Will Grandbois, May 2018

When Rock Climbing and Science Meet – REI Co-op Journal by Zoë Rom. 

Colorado rock climbers help track down bats to save them from devastating disease spreading across country – Denver Post by Jason Blevins

Colorado climbers unlikely comrades in search of threatened bats – Colorado Springs Gazette by Seth Boster

Rock climbers help monitor bats and white-nose syndrome – The Wildlife Society by Dana Koblinsky

Scientists enlist rock climbers in bid to identify white-nose syndrome in state bat colonies – Colorado Parks and Wildlife by Bill Vogrin

Peer-reviewed publications

Davis, S. K., R. Schorr, and B. Kuhn. 2017. Climbers for Bat Conservation: methods in forming a novel partnership. Pp. 81-94 in (C. Ward, ed) Wildlife: Perceptions, Threats, and Conservation. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY.

Presentations/Posters

Climbers for Bat Conservation: Citizen Science for Understanding Bat Use of Cracks and Crevices. Rob Schorr at Western Bat Working Group Meeting, Fort Collins, Colorado. April 2017.

Climbers for Bat Conservation: Citizen Science for Understanding Bat Use of Cracks and Crevices. Rob Schorr at Northeast Bat Working Group Meeting, Amherst, Massachusetts. January 2017.

Climbers for Bat Conservation: Engaging Rock Climbers through Citizen Science. Bernadette Kuhn at International Rock Climbing Research Conference, Telluride, Colorado. July 2016.

Climbers for Bat Conservation: A Novel Partnership. Shawn Davis, Pathways Kenya: Integrating Human Dimensions into Fisheries and Wildlife Conference, Nanyuki, Kenya, January 2016.

Climbers for Bat Conservation: Citizen Science for Understanding Bat Use of Cracks and Crevices. Rob Schorr at Symposium of the North American Society for Bat Research, Monterey, California. October 2015.