The North American Society for Bat Research promotes the study and conservation of bats by facilitating communication and collaboration among scientists, educators, and the general public. The society holds an annual meeting called the North American Symposium on Bat Research, usually in October. Although most attendees reside in North America, the society welcomes participants from all areas of the globe.
COVID-19 and NASBR 2020
We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation in North America and evaluating all options regarding activities of our society including our annual meeting. Updates will be posted on this webpage and communicated by email.
Invitation to Host the 2023 NASBR Meeting:
The North American Society for Bat Research invites bids for hosting the 2023 annual meeting of the society. Intention to bid should be by email to the Program Directors, who will provide detailed advice on bid preparation. Final bids must be submitted by July 1, 2020 to the Chair of the NASBR Board of Directors. Additional information can be found on this website under the Host a Meeting tab. The NASBR Board of Directors will evaluate bids and successful bids meeting the basic criteria of the society will be placed before the members of the society at the NASBR business meeting for a vote of member preference.