The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is providing much needed support in the fight against the bat-killing fungal disease white-nose syndrome (WNS) through an additional $1 million in grants to...

A fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS), a deadly disease of bats, has been detected on bats in South Dakota for the first time. The fungus was detected on one western small-footed bat (Myotis...

Since the fungal disease, White Nose Syndrome (WNS), was first documented in New Hampshire in 2009, little brown bats and other types have taken a huge hit and a recent winter bat survey reflects this...

The fungus behind white-nose syndrome, a disease that has ravaged bat populations in North America, may have an Achilles’ heel: UV light. White-nose syndrome has spread steadily for the past decade...

According to the USGS, White-nose syndrome (WNS) is an emergent fungal disease of hibernating bats that has spread from the northeastern to the central United States at an alarming rate. Since the winter...

Biologists have confirmed white-nose syndrome (WNS) in the southeastern bat (Myotis austroriparius) for the first time. The species joins eight other hibernating bat species in North America that are afflicted...

The effort to save North America’s imperiled bats has received a boost. Duke Energy Foundation announced today they are awarding $50,000 to support efforts by Bat Conservation International (BCI) to...

Micaela Jemison, Director of Communication and Public Engagement with Bat Conservation International joined me to discuss White-nose syndrome and Dr Judy Stone came on the show to discuss food safety,...

The Outbreak News This Week Raduio Show got a little “batty” as we focused on two stories concerning our webbed winged mammalian friends. In the first half, I was joined by Micaela Jemison,...

The fungus that causes the devastating bat disease white-nose syndrome (WNS) is now present in three new counties in the state: Greenville, Union and Lancaster. The South Carolina Department of Natural...