BC Community Bat Prorgrams

Help people and bats

If you have bats in your house, barn, or property, please contact us.

If you need to immediately remove a single bat from your living room or elsewhere in your house, here’s how!

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White-nose Syndrome Bat Monitoring – Please Report Dead Bats

Last year, the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats was detected in Grand Forks, BC.  This winter and spring, the BC Community Bat Program, in collaboration with the Province of BC, is asking the public for help in the effort to detect and prevent the spread of WNS.... ➤

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New Survey:  Have Bats Used Your Exterior Window Shades and Power Awnings Over the Last 10 Years?

Bats are getting injured or even squished by roll up blinds and power awnings that provide shade to homes in the summer. The BC Community Bat Program is actively seeking assistance to assess how common this is and address it accordingly. Bats are important wildlife that provide natural insect pest... ➤

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The Annual Bat Count Report for 2023 is Ready!

Thanks to the effort of hundreds of volunteers and partners throughout BC, the BC Community Bat Program in partnership with the BC government has been able to successfully write our 7th Annual Bat Count Report. White-nose syndrome (WNS) is an emerging fungal disease that results in high mortality of susceptible... ➤

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White-nose Syndrome Bat Monitoring – Please Report Dead Bats

Last year, the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats was detected in Grand Forks, BC.  This winter and spring, the BC Community Bat Program, in collaboration with the... ➤

New Survey:  Have Bats Used Your Exterior Window Shades and Power Awnings Over the Last 10 Years?

Bats are getting injured or even squished by roll up blinds and power awnings that provide shade to homes in the summer. The BC Community Bat Program is actively seeking... ➤

The Annual Bat Count Report for 2023 is Ready!

Thanks to the effort of hundreds of volunteers and partners throughout BC, the BC Community Bat Program in partnership with the BC government has been able to successfully write our... ➤

White-nose Syndrome Bat Monitoring – Please Report Dead Bats

Last year, the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS) in bats was detected in Grand Forks, BC.  This winter and... ➤

New Survey:  Have Bats Used Your Exterior Window Shades and Power Awnings Over the Last 10 Years?

Bats are getting injured or even squished by roll up blinds and power awnings that provide shade to homes in... ➤

The Annual Bat Count Report for 2023 is Ready!

Thanks to the effort of hundreds of volunteers and partners throughout BC, the BC Community Bat Program in partnership with... ➤