White-nose syndrome news

Deadly bat fungus in three new South Carolina counties

The fungus that causes the devastating bat disease white-nose syndrome (WNS) is now present in three new counties in South Carolina: Cherokee, Spartanburg and York. Read the news release here.

Bats for the Future Fund 2018 Request for Proposals

Applicant Webinar: Friday, March 23 at 1 PM Eastern Time Proposal Due Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018 by 11:59 PM Eastern Time   OVERVIEW The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), is soliciting proposals to test or deploy white-nose syndrome (WNS) treatments and management tools that lead to solutions to combat WNS and the fungal pathogen Pseudogymnoascus destructans (Pd), as the causal agent. The program seeks to promote the survival of bats in North America. The Bats for the Future...