Map posted April 17, 2014
Reflects white-nose syndrome confirmed in Iron County, Missouri.
Plan posted April 14, 2014
Kentucky WNS Response Plan Updated January 2014
Map posted April 11, 2014
Reflects white-nose syndrome confirmed in new counties in Michigan (Alpena, Dickinson, and Mackinac) and Wisconsin (Grant), Georgia (Rabun), and Kentucky (Lee, suspect to confirmed), and Algoma District in Ontario.
Fact sheet, informational material posted April 8, 2014
Acoustic surveillance is a viable means for assessing WNS prevalence, offering some advantages compared to other surveillance methods including minimization of disturbance especially during winter, no risk of human spread of the fungus, and relatively easy equipment set-up.
Map posted April 4, 2014
Reflects white-nose syndrome confirmed in two new counties in Alabama: Morgan County at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge and Lawrence County at Bankhead National Forest and Backwards Confusion Caves.
Research posted February 18, 2014
This read-only excel spreadsheet can be downloaded and filtered
Map posted December 17, 2013
Addition of Jefferson and Ste. Genevieve counties in Missouri, mapped as suspect based on detection of Pd from swab sampling in these counties.
Plan posted December 17, 2013
The objective of this plan is to coordinate the conservation community’s strategy for addressing White Nose Syndrome (WNS) in North Carolina as it relates to disease surveillance and response, population monitoring, and research.
Video/Audio posted December 3, 2013
Battle For Bats: Surviving White Nose Syndrome, is an updated (2013) version of the original Battle for Bats video. This 14-minute film shows what government agencies are doing about white-nose syndrome and how you can help.
Fact sheet, informational material posted October 29, 2013
One-page 11x17" poster with white-nose syndrome facts
Map posted September 17, 2013
Ohio counties reporting confirmed:
Ashland, Athens, Madison, Sandusky, Union, Wayne and Warren
Ohio counties reported as suspect:
Map posted September 13, 2013
Updated map with the addition of Piscataquis County, Maine.
County listed as suspect, visible clinical sign of WNS.
Fact sheet, informational material posted August 30, 2013
Updates on WNS surveillance, research and publications from USGS National Wildlife Health Center
Video/Audio posted August 14, 2013
This YouTube link brings you to a 2-minute preview of the full 26-minute episode of PBS' Wild Kratts. The episode is about bats and overcoming fear of them and includes information about white-nose syndrome. Information is provided on how to purchase the full episode.
Map posted August 9, 2013
Updated WNS map with addition of Freeborn and St. Louis counties, Minnesota as suspect, with positive confirmation of fungus that causes white-nose syndrome.
Fact sheet, informational material posted July 31, 2013
Informational tri-fold brochure about white-nose syndrome in bats.
Map posted July 29, 2013
Updated WNS map with suspect counties in Baxter and Washington counties, Arkansas
Map posted July 10, 2013
Updates from Canada
New Brunswick, Madawaska County confirmed.
Nova Scotia, Annapolis and Guysborough counties confirmed.
Prince Edward Island, Kings County confirmed.
Research posted May 15, 2013
Reichard, J.D., and T.H. Kunz. 2009. White-nose syndrome inflicts lasting injuries to the wings of little brown myotis (Myotis lucifugus). Acta Chiropterologica 11: 457-464.
Map posted May 12, 2013
Tennessee confirms Cannon, Jackson, Overton and Sequatchie counties.
Map posted May 3, 2013
Illinois confirms Hardin County.
Plan posted May 1, 2013
This document is intended to assist decision makers in coordinating a statewide response to this threat by documenting the need to establish systematic monitoring of bats throughout Wyoming, with recommendations on standardized survey methodology and establishing criteria for guiding management resp
Map posted April 26, 2013
Quebec confirming a portion of Nord-du-Quebec
Map posted April 23, 2013
Alabama adding Lauderdale County as suspect.
Tennessee confirming Claiborne, Greene, Meigs and Union counties.
Map posted April 12, 2013
Massachusetts reporting Barnstable County confirmed.
Georgia reporting Gilmer County as confirmed.
Kentucky reporting Elliott, Whitley, Jackson, Pulaski, Meade and Rockcastle counties confirmed.
Plan posted April 11, 2013
“White-nose syndrome” (WNS) is an emerging fungal disease of North American bat species.
Map posted April 8, 2013
Ohio adds Jefferson County as suspect.
New York adds Cataraugus County as suspect.
Map posted March 29, 2013
Missouri confirming Washington and Franklin counties.
Tennessee confirming Hickman, Perry, Lewis, Lawrence, Dickson, White, Grundy, Marion, and Putnam counties.
Map posted March 22, 2013
Updated map for 3/21/2013
Ontario, Canada confirms a portion of the Sudbury District
Georgia confirms Walker County
Pennsylvania reports Cumberland County as suspect
Map posted March 11, 2013
Updated WNS map, March 12, 2013
Dade County, Georgia is confirmed.