Tag Archives: Bats

News Briefs
May 3, 2017

Fish & Wildlife seeks volunteers to monitor bats this summer

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is looking for volunteers to help count state-endangered little brown bats as they emerge at dusk at locations throughout the Champlain Valley.

Vermont’s little brown bats suffered massive declines due to the deadly disease, white-nose syndrome. An estimated 90…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
October 15, 2015

Learn about bats and their repopulation in Vermont

Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. — WOODSTOCK — Over the last decade, the bat population in Vermont has significantly declined due to the white-nose syndrome. Recently though, there has been some stabilization in populations. On Oct. 21, come and learn about Vermont’s nine species of bats, what…

The Outside Story: No easy recovery for bats
The Outside Story
September 18, 2015

The Outside Story: No easy recovery for bats

By Todd McLeish

In 2006, I joined a team of biologists to trap bats in Vermont’s Chittenden County. We were searching for North America’s rarest bat, the Indiana bat, which had recently been discovered breeding in a forest in Middlebury. The biologists hoped to identify…