A policy aimed at safely relocating an animal deemed to be a nuisance and protecting the faculty, staff, students, and visitors on campus.
Anyone on campus who notices a nuisance animal in or near a Dartmouth facility should report the situation to one of the following departments:
Supervisors in the above-mentioned departments will select an appropriate employee or contractor to trap and relocate the animal(s). Such individuals should wear appropriate PPE:
If the nuisance animal is a skunk, raccoon or other small animal:
If the nuisance animal is small, such as bat or mouse:
Birds are caught and released or taken to VINS for treatment
Bees: Unless bees or wasps are actively attacking someone spraying must be done by a licensed pesticide applicator with a general pest (F1) category for their pesticide license. Contact the appropriate department listed above to report a bee or wasp problem.