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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!

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!

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

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.  ...