It’s been described as one of the worst wildlife disasters in our nation’s history. Bats are dying by the millions all along the east coast due to a condition called white-nose syndrome and the invasive fungus causing it is making its way towards Oregon, quickly. Can Oregon’s bats be saved?
First Broadcast: 2011
Producer: Ed Jahn
Videographer/Editor: Todd Sonflieth
Videographer: Nicholas Fisher
Videographer: Michael Bendixen
Photos Courtesy of : US Forest Service, Merlin D. Tuttle of Bat Conservation International, US Fish & WIldlife Service, Michael Durham Photography, Paul Rueben, Ben Guenther, Marianne S. Moore of Boston University
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- Official U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service White-Nose Information & Updates.
- Online: FWS.gov/whitenosesyndrome
National Speleological Society
- Caving oriented White-Nose Page.
- Online: Caves.org/WNS/
- Informational pages and videos.
- Online: Gallery.usgs.gov/videos/316
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
- Oregon specific white-nose information.
- Online: DFW.state.or.us/news/2010/february/020410
Bat Conservation International
- Bat conservation non-profit group. Excellent photo and information resource.
- Online: Batcon.org