White Nose Syndrome

North Country News
2:30 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

New Hampshire Bat Population Continues To Decline

Bat with White Nose Syndrome
Credit USFWS

While Vermont and New York are reporting some signs of recovery, white nose syndrome continues to devastate New Hampshire's bat population.

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New York News
12:59 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Biologists Study White Nose Infected Bats in Artificial Cave

Abandoned bunkers such as this may provide optimal conditions for bats to escape white-nose syndrome
Credit Scott Darling/Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

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.

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New York News
10:45 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

VT & NY Bats Winter in Maine to Survive White Nose

Abandoned bunkers such as this may provide optimal conditions for bats to escape white-nose syndrome.
Credit Scott Darling/Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

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.

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WAMC News
5:40 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

Artificial Bat Cave Built to Combat Killer Disease

USFWS

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.
 

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New York News
7:54 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Bats Rebound in NY White-Nose Caves

USFWS

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...

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