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"helping bats in Washington State"

Excluding bats from your home

Excluding bats from your home is not difficult. Even though bats are a vital part of the ecosystem, there is no reason you need to allow them to live in your home. They can be excluded from your dwelling by following these recommendations:

For professional help removing or excluding bats from your home:
Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators These professionals are trained and regulated by WDFW to provide assistance for services that the department does not have the staffing or funding to provide itself. Because NWCOs are private businesses, they normally charge a fee for their services.

Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife have tips for exclusion also, Living With Wildlife.

Watch this helpful video on removing a bat from your living space: King County Natural Resources and Parks YouTube