The first occurances of white nose syndrome in the state of North Carolina have been discovered in a retired Avery County mine as well as in a cave at Grandfather Mountain State Park.
White-nose syndrome news
posted February 9, 2011
posted February 1, 2011
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have received confirmation that a bat found in a southern Indiana cave has tested positive for the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome. The case is the state's first for the WNS fungus, believed to be responsible for the deaths of more than one million bats in the eastern United States.