• State seeking info on bat colonies
    May 13,2013

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking people to let biologists know if they spot bat colonies in buildings and other locations this summer.

    Itís part of an effort to monitor the health of the stateís bat population, which has been devastated by white nose syndrome.

    For example, the little brown bat was once the stateís most common bat. Now itís on the state endangered species list.

    State wildlife technician Alyssa Bennett said reporting bat colonies is one of the most important ways the public can help conserve the species.

    She says the need for information is especially acute north of Interstate 89.

    The ďGot Bats?Ē campaign will continue throughout the spring and summer.

    Bat colony reporting forms can be found on the departmentís website.

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