WNS video and audio resources

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.
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.
Part 1 of the White-Nose Syndrome Webinar Series hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Conservation Training Center
Bats provide invaluable free pest control for our planet-- but now a deadly fungus is sweeping across the country and experts say it is North America's most devastating wildlife disease in history. It's called white-nose syndrome.
Commentary by Susi von Oettingen, endangered species biologist for the Northeast Region, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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Join U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Vermont State Fish and Wildlife biologists as they conduct the fall swarming survey at Elizabeth Mine in Strafford, VT.
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Damage to bat wings from the fungus associated with white-nose syndrome (WNS) may cause catastrophic imbalance in life-support processes, and this imbalance may be to blame for the more than 1 million deaths of bats due to WNS thus far.
Reporting in Science, researchers write that little brown bats, or Myotis lucifugus, are likely to disappear from the Northeast over the next 16 years. Study author Winifred Frick discusses white-nose syndrome, which is associated with die-offs and caused by a fast-moving fungus.
A couple of years ago, we told you about a mysterious fungus that was killing bats in the United States. Well now it has crossed the border into Canada. And it's threatening at least one species with extinction.
Bats are an essential part of a healthy ecosystem. However a newly discovered disease, white-nose syndrome, is devastating bat populations across the eastern United States, killing millions of bats, and threatening extinction for several species of these beneficial creatures.
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Why We Should Care About Bats: Devastating Impact White-Nose Syndrome is Having on One of Nature's Best Pest Controllers"

White-nose syndrome video created by Ravenswood Media. 

Educational use only (in its entirety) granted to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Credit:© Ravenswood Media.

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Insect-eating bats provide pest-control services that save the U.S. agriculture industry over $3 billion per year, according to a study released today. However, scientists with the U.S.
An educational video regarding National Park Service researchers gathering information about Great Smoky Mountain National Park's bats, to understand and combat white nose syndrome, and the important roles bats play in our ecosystems.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service endangered species biologist Susi von Oettingen talks about white-nose syndrome in bats and investigates a hibernaculum in an abandoned mine and the area around it.