White-nose syndrome news

Thousands of Bats Dying in Caves in the Northeast

State and Federal agencies are trying to keep white nose syndrome out of West Virginia as the disease spreads across the Northeast killing thousands of bats.
 

Mysterious Illness Killing Bats in Northeast Prompts Precautions as Wildlife Researchers Search for Answers

Concern has been mounting over the unexplained deaths of thousands of hibernating bats in New York and Vermont. DEP Commissioner Lisa P. Jackson has advised the public to stay out of caves that harbor bats until more is known about the problem.
 

Bat Die-Off Prompts Investigation- DEC Asks for Cavers' Help to Prevent Spread of White Nose Syndrome

Thousands of bats throughout New York and Vermont are dying of unknown causes prompting an investigation by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
 

New Disease Threatens Northeastern Bats

New disease threatens Northeastern bats causing state fish and wildlife agencies to ask for help from cavers to protect bats.