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  • A small brown bat on the roof of a cave with a fuzzy white fungus on its nose.

    Fish and Wildlife Service directs money to Southeast to fight bat disease

    July 17, 2017 | 3 minute readSoutheastern states from North Carolina to Mississippi will receive nearly $300,000 to study and fight a fatal disease sweeping bat colonies, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced Monday. The Service is disbursing $289,236 to 10 southeastern states to research and battle white-nose syndrome (WNS), an affliction that has decimated bats across about two-thirds of the United States. The allocation represents nearly a third of just over $1 million distributed across 37 states where the disease has turned up, the Service said. Read the full story...

    A tri-color bat in the Avery County with white-nose syndrome. Photo by Gabrielle Graeter, NCWRC.

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