White-nose syndrome news

Eastern Oklahoma bat tests positive for white-nose syndrome

White-nose syndrome has been confirmed for the first time in Oklahoma, making it the 31st state with the deadly disease that affects hibernating bats. Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the disease from a skin biopsy of a tricolored bat, one of two bats tested from a privately owned cave in Delaware County. The county is also home to portions of the Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge, established to benefit federally protected cave species, including endangered gray and Ozark big-eared bats and threatened northern long-eared bats. The fungus...

Eastern Oklahoma bat tests positive for white-nose syndrome

White-nose syndrome has been confirmed for the first time in Oklahoma, making it the 31st state with the deadly disease that affects hibernating bats. Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the disease from a skin biopsy of a tricolored bat, one of two bats tested from a privately owned cave in Delaware County. The county is also home to portions of the Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge, established to benefit federally protected cave species, including endangered gray and Ozark big-eared bats and threatened northern long-eared bats. The fungus...

$1 million available for grant projects to treat white-nose syndrome through Bats for the Future Fund: Webinar April 26th

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and US Forest Service have partnered to create a new competitive grant program called the Bats for the Future Fund (BFF).  An upcoming grant round will solicit proposals to deploy or test treatments for white-nose syndrome and the fungal pathogen that causes it to fight the disease that is decimating bat populations in North America.  In the attached pdf notification you will see additional information related to the BFF’s Request for Proposal and April 26th webinar.  Please feel free to share...

$1 million available for grant projects to treat white-nose syndrome through Bats for the Future Fund: Webinar April 26th

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and US Forest Service have partnered to create a new competitive grant program called the Bats for the Future Fund (BFF).  An upcoming grant round will solicit proposals to deploy or test treatments for white-nose syndrome and the fungal pathogen that causes it to fight the disease that is decimating bat populations in North America.  In the attached pdf notification you will see additional information related to the BFF’s Request for Proposal and April 26th webinar.  Please feel free to share...

$1 million available for grant projects to treat white-nose syndrome through Bats for the Future Fund: Webinar April 26th

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and US Forest Service have partnered to create a new competitive grant program called the Bats for the Future Fund (BFF).  An upcoming grant round will solicit proposals to deploy or test treatments for white-nose syndrome and the fungal pathogen that causes it to fight the disease that is decimating bat populations in North America.  In the attached pdf notification you will see additional information related to the BFF’s Request for Proposal and April 26th webinar.  Please feel free to share...