White-nose Syndrome of Bats - National Park Service fact sheet

The National Park Service (NPS) preserves, protects, and shares the legacies of treasured resources set aside by the American people as the national park system. In meeting this mission, the Service exercises its mandate for wildlife management in NPS units. White-nose syndrome (WNS) is threatening bat conservation as well as visitor use of some recreational caves and enjoyment of bats in NPS unit.