Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program:
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Staff Member

Leanne Burns

Big Brown Bat



  • BA University of Michigan 2009


A graduate of the University of Michigan, specializing in Conservation Biology, Leanne is now pursuing her Masters of Science degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology at Clemson University. . Leanne is interested in studying the relationships between bats and their landscape, and how management can influence their presence and activity.

Presentations Presentation Date
Burns, L., S. Loeb, P.G.R. Jodice. 2015. Winter activity patterns of bats on the Cumberland Plateau. North American Bat Research Symposium, Monterey, California. October 2015
Burns, L.*, S.C. Loeb, W.C. Bridges, P.G.R. Jodice. 2016. Following the flames? Bat Occupancy in Cumberland Plateau Forests Managed by Fire. North American Society for Bat Research, San Antonio, Texas. October 2016
Burns, L.*, S. Loeb, W. Bridges, P.G.R. Jodice. 2014. Influence of prescribed fire on bat activity in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. North American Society for Bat Rsearch, Albany, New York. October 2014