WNS Information Resources

January 25, 2013 WNS Map With the addition of Crawford County, Missouri
January 25, 2013 WNS map
January 25, 2013 WNS map547.22 KB
A fact sheet from the National Park Service about white-nose syndrome and how it is being addressed.
WNS map updated 1/16/13 Addition of Edmonson County, KY with confirmation of WNS at Mammoth Cave National Park Addition of Bell County, KY
WNS map 1/16/13
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Fall 2012 Newsletter from the Western Bat Working Group (WBWG)

WBWG Fall 2012 Newsletter (PDF)2.49 MB
Bat Conservation International and the National Park Service teamed up to present this webinar for all NPS employees who may encounter bats in buildings, including natural and cultural resource, administrative, facilities and maintenance, interpretation, planning, concessions, and law enforcement pe
What the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is doing to protect the bats of Wisconsin from white nose syndrome with plenty of helpful links.

Join us Tuesday, September 18 for an "electronic field trip" from Bracken Cave, which is the summer home of the world's largest bat colony. Watch the program live as millions of bats emerge from the cave!

To register and for more information, visit the BatsLIVE website.

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BatsLIVE! Bracken flyer (pdf)1.97 MB
8/8/2012 WNS map Addition of Rockingham County, NH as suspect (PCR+ for Gd)
8/8/2012 WNS map
8/8/2012 WNS map539.21 KB
Lac-Saint-Jean-Est Region of Quebec, region mapped as confirmed. During spring 2012, WNS was detected in a site that had been free from WNS since the beginning of the surveillance program in 2009. Visual observation of bats with WNS symptoms during the spring 2012. Histopathology cofirmed.
8/3/2012 WNS map
8/3/2012 WNS map537.85 KB
WNS map updated with addition of Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada
8/2/2012 WNS map
8/2/2012 WNS map540.46 KB
WNS Map updated 7/27/12 Previously suspect Pennsylvania counties confirmed through histopathology: Clarion, Clearfield, Forest, and Warren.
7/27/12 WNS map
7/27/12 WNS Map542.08 KB
Revised decontamination guidance with language clarifying recommended decontamination procedures based on manufacturers' suggested product usage. Please check back for updated decontamination information.
Agenda and Abstracts from 2012 WNS Symposium. Transactions document currently under review, and may replace earlier versions.
June 15, 2012 WNS map Addition of suspect counties: Jackson Co., Iowa Addition of confirmed (previously suspect) counties: Beaver, Bedford, Armstrong/Butler, Jefferson, and Cambria Counties in Pennsylvania
June 15, 2012 WNS map
June 15, 2012 WNS map538.88 KB

June 1, 2012 WNS map with additions of counties in Canada:

  • Algoma District, Ontario
  • Colchester County, Nova Scotia
  • Westmoreland County, New Brunswick
  • Kings County, New Brunswick
  • Charlotte County, New Brunswick
June 1, 2012 WNS map
June 1, 2012 WNS map236 KB
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fact sheet about white-nose syndrome in bats (September 2012)
Transactions from the 2011 WNS Symposium
May 29, 2012 WNS map Addition of Hawkins County, Tennessee
May 29, 2012 WNS map
May 29, 2012 WNS map538.38 KB
USGS National Wildlife Health Center 2012 Summer/Fall Bat Submission Guidelines for Researchers
May 3, 2012 WNS map Addition of Hamilton County, Tennessee
May 3, 2012 WNS map
May 3, 2012 WNS map539.75 KB
April 27, 2012 WNS map Tennessee reporting three new counties (Cumberland, Franklin, and Hancock)
April 27, 2012 WNS map
April 27, 2012 WNS map540.06 KB
New county in West Virginia (Preston Co.)
April 20, 2012 WNS map
April 20, 2012 WNS map542.43 KB
April 5, 2012 WNS map New counties confirmed in Missouri (Lincoln) and Ontario, Canada (Haldimand-Norfolk, Wellington, Niagra)
April 5, 2012 WNS map
April 5, 2012 WNS map538.12 KB
Delaware confirms WNS in New Castle County; Indiana confirms WNS in Jefferson County; Tennessee confirms WNS in Van Buren County
March 30, 2012 WNS map
March 30, 2012 WNS map628.6 KB

3/20/2012 WNS map

New counties confirmed WNS in Maine (Hancock); Tennessee (Blount, suspect in 2009/10, confirmed 2012); Indiana (Harrison, Orange, Martin, Lawrence, Green).

New counties suspect in Pennsylvania (Bedford, Clearfield)

March 20, 2012 WNS Map602.45 KB
WNS confirmed in Jackson County, Alabama New counties in Virgina and Pennsylvania.
March 14, 2012 WNS map
March 14, 2012 WNS map637.16 KB
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