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Fragile Species: Can Texas Bats Survive an Eastern Plague?

At The Texas Observer, Asher Elbein writes on how wind farms and White Nose Syndrome are decimating bat populations and why preserving them is critical to the economy and ecosystems of Texas.

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Fragile Species: Can Texas Bats Survive an Eastern Plague?

At The Texas Observer, Asher Elbein writes on how wind farms and White Nose Syndrome are decimating bat populations and why preserving them is critical to the economy and ecosystems of Texas.

Longreads

CDFW Biologists on High Alert for Signs of White-Nose Syndrome in Bats

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is monitoring developments following the recent detection of white-nose syndrome (WNS) in a bat in Washington state. The disease has been responsible for killing millions of America’s bats, and CDFW scientists are enlisting the public to help prevent its spread. 717 more words

Public Participation

USFWS says it won't set critical habitat for threatened bat

Conservation groups say agency sold out to special interests

Staff Report

Federal biologists say they won’t designate critical habitat for a species of bat threatened by white-nose syndrome. 556 more words

Environment

Gone Batty in Hibernia Mine

On Monday March 21, I had the privilege of tagging along with a team of biologists who were visiting Hibernia Mine in Rockaway Township, New Jersey. 197 more words

New Jersey

Why you should care about a syndrome that's killing millions of bats in North America

A deadly infection known as white-nose syndrome has wiped out millions of bats across five provinces and 28 states. But now the disease has shown up for the first time on the other side of the continent, within flying distance of British Columbia. 873 more words

News

We Need Bats

I was reading an article today about how bats are dying from white-nose syndrome, and how it will take bats years to build their populations back up.   257 more words