Government Protocols

Lausen, C.L., E. Baerwald, J. Gruver, R.M.R. Barclay. 2008. APPENDIX 5: Bats and Wind Turbines, Pre-siting and pre-construction survey protocols, 2nd edn. Alberta Bat Action Team, University of Calgary, Alberta Fish and Wildlife.
Wind Turbine Protocol

Lausen, C. 2005 APPENDIX 4: Tissue Sampling Protocol for Genetic Study of Bats. In: Vonhof, M. 2002. “Handbook of Inventory Methods and Standard Protocols for Surveying Bats in Alberta.” Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Fish and Wildlife Division, Edmonton, Alberta. Revised 2005.
This DNA sampling protocol can be accessed as part of the Bat Inventory Protocols for Alberta, on page 69 of the pdf:
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Selected Peer-reviewed Journal Publications

Lausen, C.L., Delisle, I., Barclay, R. M. R., and Strobeck, C. 2008. Beyond mtDNA: nuclear gene flow suggests taxonomic oversplitting in little the brown bat (Myotis lucifugus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 86: 700-713, 1083.

Lausen, C.L., and Barclay, R.M.R. 2006. Winter bat activity in the Canadian prairies. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 1079-1086. pdf reprint
Hear radio interview on the CBC Quirks and Quarks.
Read BCI BATS Magazine article about this research.

Lausen, C.L., and Barclay R.M.R. 2006. The benefits of living in a building: Comparing maternity colonies of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in rock crevice and building roosts. Journal of Mammalogy 87(2): 362-370. Abstract

Lausen, C.L., and Barclay R.M.R. 2003. Thermoregulation and roost selection by reproductive female Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fuscus) roosting in rock crevices. Journal of Zoology, London 260: 235-244. Abstract

Lausen, C.L., and Barclay R.M.R. 2002. Roosting behaviour and roost selection of female Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fuscus) roosting in rock crevices in Southeastern Alberta. Canadian Journal of Zoology 80: 1069-1076.
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