Vermont is home to nine bat species. Some of Vermont’s bats are in trouble because of White Nose Syndrome. Use the forms below to help us learn more about Vermont’s bat populations.
»Sick Acting Bats Use this form to report bats flying during the daytime, bats having trouble flying, bats dying, and bats exhibiting a white fungus on the face or wings.
»Bat Colonies Use this form to report current or historic bat colonies. Colony sizes may vary from a few individuals upwards of several hundred and are often located in attics, barns or under shingles.
»Incidental Take of Little Brown Bats Use this form to report the incidental take of endangered little brown bats due to potential human rabies exposure. A broad incidental take permit allows the take/killing of four (4) little brown bats.
»Animal Damage/Pest Control - Reporting of Nuisance Bat Work This form is for Animal Damage/Pest Control professionals to report nuisance bat work conducted in Vermont.
»Summer Maternity Roost Monitoring Program Help gather important information about Vermont's house bats by volunteering to monitor summer colonies and count bats on warm summer nights as they emerge from buildings.
»FAQs about Vermont's Bats
»Read more on helping Vermont's bats