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What is the purpose of the White-nose Syndrome national plan?

As White-nose Syndrome (WNS) spreads, the challenges facing wildlife managers in understanding threats to bat populations and managing WNS continue to increase. Collaboration among state, federal, and tribal wildlife management agencies, and non-governmental agencies is essential to the effectiveness of the collective response and ultimately to the survival of bat species across North America.


The WNS national plan provides a framework for coordinating and managing the national investigation and response to WNS. The plan outlines the actions necessary for state, federal, and tribal coordination, and provides overall strategy for investigating the cause of WNS and finding ways to manage it.


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Tags: White-nose Syndrome (WNS), Bats, Wildlife, Disease, Endangered Species