U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Grants to 28 States for Work on Deadly Bat Disease (June 2013)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced grant awards totaling $950,694 to twenty-eight states for white-nose syndrome (WNS) projects. State natural resource agencies will use the funds to support research, monitor bat populations and detect and respond to white-nose syndrome, a disease that afflicts bats.