Interested in contributing to science and learning something new? Participate in a citizen science project at Hunt Hill! Citizen Science is scientific research that the public can participate in and contribute to data collection. No prior experience  is needed.

If you have any questions, email program@hunthill.org or call 715-635-6543.


Frog Call Count

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 – REGISTRATION IS FULL

ANOTHER DATE ADDED: Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Learn how to identify different types of frog calls. Then go out to a nearby pond to count the number of different types of calls. By the end of this program, you will know how to conduct your own citizen science frog call survey on your own property. Dress appropriately for the weather and mosquitoes.

Location: Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Program Fee: $5/person; $15/family – Please bring cash or check to pay program fee at the door.
Registration highly recommended. Limit: 20 people

To register for the Frog Call Count on APRIL 27, please fill out the form below or call 715-635-6543.


Bat Roost Count

Friday, June 3, 2022

Join Hunt Hill in counting the bats that emerge from the bat houses around camp. We will learn about the types of bats that live in the area and ways that citizen scientists can monitor them. Then, once the sun goes down, we will complete a roost count and try some acoustic monitoring.

Location: Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Time: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Program Fee: Free, donations appreciated
Registration recommended, but not required.

Bat Roost Count

Saturday, July 23, 2022

The baby bats have taken to the air! Join Hunt Hill in completing a second roost count after the babies have emerged to help get an idea of the bat’s population change over the summer. Participants need not have participated in the previous count to attend.

Location: Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Time: 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Program Fee: Free, donations appreciated
Registration recommended, but not required.


Christmas Bird Count

Sunday, December 18, 2022

Participate in the National Audubon Society’s 123rd Christmas Bird Count (CBC)! The count is the longest running citizen science program in the world and involves volunteers traveling assigned routes to count birds. The Christmas Bird Count is open to all levels of birding experience and ability.

Location: Meet at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Meeting Time: 7:00 am
Program Fee: Free
Registration required by December 16.