Category Archives: Bats

White-Nose Syndrome Has Killed 90% of Three Bat Species

May 17,2012 Wildlife Management Institute A new study in the journal Conservation Biology reports that white-nose syndrome has killed 90% of northern long-eared, little brown, and tri-colored bats in North America in just the last 10 years. The study is based on findings of collaborators … Continue reading

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Hunting helps suppress chronic wasting disease in Colorado mule deer herds

Rebecca Ferrell Public Information and Website Manager 720-595-1449 / rebecca.ferrell@state.co.us  August 19, 2020  A Colorado Parks and Wildlife study published in the Journal of Wildlife Diseases indicates sufficient hunting pressure may be the key to controlling chronic wasting disease in mule … Continue reading

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Group sues to restart Wisconsin DNR hunter education courses

 By TODD RICHMONDJune 17, 2020 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Kansas-based hunting advocacy group filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to force the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to restart in-person hunter education courses. Wisconsin law requires anyone born after Jan. … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for Covid-19

BBC news April 6, 2020 The tiger, named Nadia, is believed to be the first known case of an animal infected with Covid-19 in the US. The Bronx Zoo, in New York City, says the test result was confirmed by … Continue reading

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit northern long-eared bat listing

By Laura Bies Posted on February 13, 2020 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must reconsider its decision to list the northern long-eared bat as threatened rather than endangered under the Endangered Species Act. ©USFWS A federal judge last week … Continue reading

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