Educate pest controllers and homeowners/tenants to reduce the illegal use of pesticides in bat roosts
Overall effectiveness category No evidence found (no assessment)
Number of studies: 0
Background information and definitions
In some countries, e.g. in Africa, pest controllers, homeowners and tenants have been reported to illegally kill bat colonies in buildings using pesticides. Although the pesticides themselves are not illegal, they have not been registered for use on bats and many people are unaware of this.