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White-Nose Syndrome

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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

More Information
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
National Speleological Society
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Bat Conservation International
  • Bat conservation non-profit group. Excellent photo and information resource.
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Gresham Turtles; LIDAR/Pits of Mystery; White-Nose Syndrome (2209)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2209
Original Broadcast: February 10, 2011