White-nose syndrome news

White-nose syndrome confirmed in bats in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and a consortium of partners announced today that the fungus known to cause significant rates of illness and death in North American bats has been detected for the first time within the state's borders. White-nose syndrome (WNS) has been found in three Michigan counties: Alpena, Dickinson and Mackinac.
 

Deadly bat disease detected in single Wisconsin site

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
MADISON - White-nose syndrome, a bat disease that has spread to 23 states and killed up to 5 million bats since 2006, has been confirmed in Wisconsin, state natural resources officials announced today.
 

Survey shows bats still being devastated by disease: Bats disappearing from NH hibernation spots

New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
CONCORD, N.H. —Wildlife officials said recent surveys of bats in New Hampshire show the animals are still being devastated by a fungal infection.
 

Bat-Killing Fungus Spreads In Georgia

Georgia DNR and partners talk with Atlanta NPR about the latest site in the state to fall victim to white-nose syndrome.
 

Everything animals: White-Nose Syndrome

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - White Nose Syndrome has caused the Vermont bat population to shrink. Now the Fish and Wildlife Department is racing to save the winged creatures.
 

RFP for research on spring and fall migration of Indiana and northern long-eared bats

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced funding available to investigate spring and fall migration patterns of Indiana bats and/or northern long-eared bats. Proposals are due April 11, 2014. See link for more information.
 

White-nose syndrome films to be shown March 27th at D.C. film festival!

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service logo
The Race to Save Pennsylvania's Bats, an Emmy-award documentary produced by public television station WQED, and The Battle for Bats:Surviving White-Nose Syndrome, produced in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, Ravenswood Media, Inc. and the National WNS Communications and Outreach Working Group will be shown in Washington, D.C. March 27th at 7:00 p.m. See flyer for more information.
 

White-nose syndrome films to be shown March 27th at D.C. film festival!

U.S. Forest Service
The Race to Save Pennsylvania's Bats, an Emmy-award documentary produced by public television station WQED, and The Battle for Bats:Surviving White-Nose Syndrome, produced in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, Ravenswood Media, Inc. and the National WNS Communications and Outreach Working Group will be shown in Washington, D.C. March 27th at 7:00 p.m. See flyer for more information.
 

Vermont biologists continue in race against time to save bats

Read this article about Vermont biologists' work on white-nose syndrome, including teaming up with biologists from New York State and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards $1.4 Million in Grants for Work on Deadly Bat Disease: $2 Million Available in Second Round

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service logo
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today grant awards totaling $ 1.4 million for nine projects addressing federal research and response to white-nose syndrome (WNS), a disease that affects hibernating bats. See press release attached below. 2014 White-Nose Syndrome Grant Recipients, Round 1   1.      Implementation and Summer Pilot of the North American Bat Monitoring Program (NABat) Laura Ellison, U.S. Geological Survey - Fort Collins (Colorado) Science Center; Susan Loeb; Kevin Castle and Rita Dixon (Idaho) $200,638   2.  ...
 

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