Posts Tagged ‘ white nose syndrome ’

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Awards Grants to 30 States for White-Nose Syndrome Work

Jul 10th, 2012 | By

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced grant awards of nearly $1M to thirty states for white-nose syndrome projects. State natural resource agencies will use the funds for surveillance and monitoring of caves and mines where bats hibernate, preparing state response plans and other related projects. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.



Bad news about bats on what some consider their national holiday

Oct 31st, 2010 | By

Scientists can’t remember the last time there were so many bats dying. The Connecticut DEP calls it a silent invader and a ‘conservation horror story occurring here in Connecticut.’ In less than four years, white-nose syndrome has killed thousands of Connecticut’s bats and more than a million bats throughout the Northeast.



Scientists find several drugs that may fight bat die-off

Sep 13th, 2010 | By

Scientists may have found some ways to help the nation’s bats, which are being wiped out by a novel fungal disease, an unprecedented wildlife crisis.



When it Comes to White Nose Syndrome, Scientists are Stepping Up to the Bat

Aug 12th, 2010 | By

Bat rehabilitator and specialist Maureen Heidtmann says that if the bat population is going to be saved, it’s crucial for people to understand WNS as well as to be conscious of their potential role in its spread. via When it Comes to White Nose Syndrome, Scientists are Stepping Up to the Bat | The Day.