With nearly 90 percent declines in some species of bats due to White Nose Syndrome, scientists in the Northeast conducted an experiment this winter aimed at finding alternative strategies to save infected bats.
Scientists working to help bats survive the devastating disease known as white nose syndrome say a number of infected bats spent the winter in an abandoned Maine bunker.
A new project in Tennessee aims to create clean new digs for bats who are dying by the millions from White Nose Syndrome.An artificial bat cave has been built that’s about the size of a single-wide mobile home. It's made from prefabricated concrete and has a textured ceiling for the bats to cling to.
The $300,000 trial project by the Nature Conservancy aims to save bats from white nose syndrome. The fungus was first discovered in upstate New York in 2006 and has spread.
There are more bats in caves first struck by white-nose syndrome, giving researchers a glimmer of hope in the scourge that has killed millions of bats in North America. More from WAMC's Dave Lucas...