Course curriculum

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    Welcome to the course!

    • How to use this course

    • Getting Started

    • Course Manual (Handouts) Overview

    • Course Manual

    • The Future of Bat Management

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    Chapter #1 - Acceptable Management Practices (AMPs)

    • Reviewing the AMP

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    Chapter #2 -A Look At Bats

    • Intro to Bats and Bat Biology

    • Aerial Feeding

    • Echolocation

    • Staging - Flying - Landing

    • Roosting Behavior - Low Area

    • Bat Colonies

    • Female with Pups

    • Roost Behavior - Multiple Year Pt I

    • Roost Behavior - Multiple Year Pt II

    • Roost Behavior - Multiple Year Pt III

    • Bat Identification

    • Test your learning

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    Chapter #3 - Disease / Parasites

    • Zoonotic Diseases & Parasites

    • Test your learning

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    Chapter #4 - Safety

    • Safety

    • Fall Protection

    • Ladder Safety

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    Chapter #5 - Inspections

    • Bat Inspections Part I

    • Bat Inspections Part II

    • Example Inspection

    • Example Inspection 2

    • Residential Bat Inspection

    • Commercial Bat Inspection

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    Chapter #6 - Initial Bat Watch

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    Chapter #7 - Bat Exclusions

    • Performing Bat Exclusions

    • Exclusion Net Install

    • Bat Cone Install

    • Working in PPE

    • Applying Caulk on Brick

    • Dealing with Fascia Trim and Soffit Panels

    • Sealing Soffit / Brick Joint Areas - Additional

    • Pro Cone Exclusion Device Installation

    • Overlapping Siding

    • Bat Cone Removal

    • Working on a Call Back

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    Chapter #7A - Working with Roofs

    • Working with Asphalt Shingles

    • Where to use Sealants with Slate Roofs

    • Replacing Slates

    • Introducing Folsum

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    Chapter #8 - Eviction Products in Action

    • Bats Reacting to Bat Cones

    • Bats Reacting to Bat Netting

    • Bats Reacting to Bat Netting 2

    • Bats Reacting to Netting 3

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    Chapter #9 - Remediation

    • Offering and Performing Cleanouts

    • Barn Cleanout

    • Large Cleanup

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    Chapter #10 - The Business of Bat Management

    • Pricing • Estimates • Proposals • Contracts

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    A Look at Insurance

    • Breaking down insurance for businesses

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    Final Test - Certificate

    • Final Test

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...