The Pennsylvania Game Commission is considering actions to protect the current population of three cave-dwelling bat species in this Commonwealth. This consideration is prompted by the outbreak and spread of white nose syndrome (WNS) in this Commonwealth and throughout the eastern United States.
White-nose syndrome news
posted August 13, 2012
Source: Pennsylvania Game Commission
posted August 1, 2012
DENVER, August 1, 2012—Regional Forester Daniel Jirón signed an extension to an emergency order today to restrict access to all caves and abandoned mines on National Forests and Grasslands in the Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service (Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas). The intent of the closure is to minimize the risk of the human spread of the fungus (Geomyces destructans) that causes White-nose Syndrome.
Source: U.S. Forest Service