White-Nose Syndrome Fungus Persists in Caves Even When Bats are Gone (USGS, January 10, 2013)

Science Feature- The fungus that has killed millions of bats in eastern North America since 2006 can survive in the environment for long periods of time, according to new research conducted by the USGS National Wildlife Health Center and collaborating partners at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, and U.S. Forest Service.