White Nose Syndrome http://nhpr.org en 99 Percent Mortality Found In Some N.H. Caves Infected With White Nose http://nhpr.org/post/99-percent-mortality-found-some-nh-caves-infected-white-nose <p></p><p>New Hampshire’s Bat Population is still sliding – fast – thanks to the invasive fungus, White Nose Syndrome.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">White Nose syndrome has been present in Europe for a while, but it was first found in New Hampshire in 2009. It didn’t take long to start doing harm</span></p><p>“In 2010 we had some huge losses. It was really quite scary,” says Emily Preston, a biologist Fish and Game.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:33:51 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 45946 at http://nhpr.org 99 Percent Mortality Found In Some N.H. Caves Infected With White Nose New Hampshire Bats Receive Support http://nhpr.org/post/new-hampshire-bats-receive-support <p>This week the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service granted more than $950 thousand to 30 states with bats affected by a fungal disease called &lsquo;white-nose syndrome.&rsquo; New Hampshire received more than $14 thousand.</p><p>State Fish and Game wildlife biologist Emily Brunkhurst says white-nose has severely impacted local bats.</p><p><em>In a couple of species we are seeing 99 percent declines. </em></p><p>State Fish and Game&nbsp;officials will use the&nbsp;grant to monitor bat populations and raise public support.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:33:56 +0000 Tina Forbes 8597 at http://nhpr.org New Hampshire Bats Receive Support White Nose Syndrome Found in Rockingham County for the First Time http://nhpr.org/post/white-nose-syndrome-found-rockingham-county-first-time <p>Officials with New Hampshire Fish and Game have <a href="http://www.wildlife.state.nh.us/Newsroom/News_2012/Q3/bat_new_rule_070312.html">confirmed </a>that bats infected with White Nose Syndrome have been detected in Rockingham County for the first time.</p><p>White nose was first detected on bats in Rockingham in 2010, but this March was the first time bats were visibly infected with the fungus.&nbsp;Fish and Game biologist Emily Brunkhurst says the disease has devastated bat populations in the Northeast.</p> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 21:36:37 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 8119 at http://nhpr.org White Nose Syndrome Found in Rockingham County for the First Time