Idaho heightens response efforts for white-nose syndrome

For immediate release: April 13, 2016

Contact: Rita Dixon, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, 208-287-2735

Mark Drew, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, 208-939-9171


BOISE - The recent confirmation of white-nose syndrome (WNS), a disease of hibernating bats, in Washington state has heightened concern over bats in Idaho. The primary goal of the state is to prevent the introduction of the fungus that causes WNS while preparing for its potential arrival.

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