The western small-footed bat is classified as Sensitive in the current General Status of Alberta Wild Species report.
Also see the Status of the western small-footed bat in Alberta report at:
In a subsequent detailed status assessment, Alberta's Endangered Species Conservation Committee identified the western small-footed
bat as a Species of Special Concern—a species that without human intervention may soon become threatened with extinction.
See information on the Endangered Species Conservation Committee and Species of Special Concern at:
The western small-footed bat is a focal species of the MULTISAR (multiple species at risk) program, a program of integrated
species management over broad landscapes in southern Alberta. See:
- In Alberta, the western small-footed bat exists in clumped, disjointed populations about which little is known.