Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is responsible for managing more than 245 million acres of public lands and is working to better understand and prevent the spread of White-Nose Syndrome on BLM-administered lands.
National Park Service
The national park system contains 397 units. 1 in 4 of these units have caves and 1 in 3 contain mines that can provide habitat for bats and other organisms. White-nose syndrome is threatening bat populations and conservation, as well as visitor use of recreational caves and the enjoyment of bats in NPS units.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service leads the United States' response to white-nose syndrome.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Wildlife Health Center
The USGS National Wildlife Health Center provides national leadership to safeguard wildlife and ecosystem health through dynamic partnerships and exceptional science. NWHC provides vital research on understanding white-nose syndrome and the fungus Geomyces destructans that causes the disease. NWHC provides diagnostic support for other agencies and investigates wildlife diseases nationwide.