This page has the most up-to-date information about official decontamination guidance and protocols for researchers and cavers.


Current Decontamination Protocols:


$1.5 million available for white-nose syndrome research; request for proposals

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is pleased to announce the availability of research funding in 2015 to investigate issues related directly to the management of white-nose syndrome (WNS). This opportunity is open to non-governmental, university, and private researchers, as well as State, Federal, and Tribal agency personnel. The deadline to submit a proposal is June 18.

For information on WNS and currently funded projects, please see: .