Federal partners

Bureau of Land Management
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is responsible for managing more than 245 million acres of public lands and is working to better understand and prevent the spread of White-Nose Syndrome on BLM-administered lands.
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Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, this is America's most visited national park.
National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA)
NASA's vision: We reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
NIMBioS is a National Science Foundation (NSF) Synthesis Center supported through NSF's Biological Sciences Directorate via a Cooperative Agreement with the University of Tennessee totaling more than $35 million over ten years.
National Military Fish and Wildlife Association Bat Working Group
The National Military Fish and Wildlife Association (NMFWA) was officially chartered in 1983 by a small group of dedicated Department of Defense (DoD) resource management professionals.
National Park Service
The national park system contains 397 units. 1 in 4 of these units have caves and 1 in 3 contain mines that can provide habitat for bats and other organisms. White-nose syndrome is threatening bat populations and conservation, as well as visitor use of recreational caves and the enjoyment of bats in NPS units.
New Brunswick Natural Resources
For additional information on white-nose syndrome, please visit the following websites: White-Nose Syndrome in New Brunswick: http://www.nbm-mnb.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=576&I...
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry protects Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector and supporting outdoor recreation opportunities.


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Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources
The mission of the Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources naturelles is to promote knowledge acquisition and to ensure the development and optimal use of energy, land and mineral resources in Québec from a sustainable development perspective, for the benefit of the entire population.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.
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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service leads the United States' response to white-nose syndrome.
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U.S. Forest Service

We are a multi-faceted agency that manages and protects 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 44 states and Puerto Rico. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.
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U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Fort Collins Science Center

Welcome to the Fort Collins Science Center (FORT), located in Fort Collins, Colorado along the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. As a science center of the U.S.

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Wildlife Health Center
The USGS National Wildlife Health Center provides national leadership to safeguard wildlife and ecosystem health through dynamic partnerships and exceptional science. NWHC provides vital research on understanding white-nose syndrome and the fungus Geomyces destructans that causes the disease. NWHC provides diagnostic support for other agencies and investigates wildlife diseases nationwide.
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