White-nose syndrome news

Echo-locate your favorite bat story

It’s #BatWeek and we can’t stop talking about bats! What is more fascinating than the small flying mammals that help farmers manage pesky bugs? Go batty over stories of the nighttime critters and the work being done to save numerous bat species. From research studies to citizen science, a new story map hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service highlights bat conservation efforts across North America.

NFWF Announces $1.36 Million in Grants to Find Cure for Bat Disease

In the hopes of delivering a Halloween treat for bats, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced more than $1.36 million in grants to combat white-nose syndrome (WNS) and promote the survival of bats in North America. The grants were awarded through the Bats for the Future Fund (BFF), a public-private partnership between NFWF, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service, Shell Oil Company and Southern Company.