National Guard, DNR Join Forces To Resuscitate Minnesota's Decimated Bat PopulationAbout five years ago, White Nose Syndrome killed off more than 90% of the bat population in many colonies, but now a partnership between the DNR and the National Guard is giving bats a second chance.
Bat Found In Downtown Minneapolis Tests Positive For RabiesThe bat was found near the corner of Marquette Avenue and 6th Street.
Officials: 2 Bats Found In Minneapolis Test Positive For RabiesMinneapolis Animal Care and Control is warning residents after two rabid bats were found in the city in the last five weeks.
DNR: White-Nose Syndrome Is Killing A Significant Number Of Bats In MinnesotaWildlife officials say the state’s bat population has suffered significant, if expected, declines since the arrival of white-nose syndrome in Minnesota just a few years ago.
Health Officials: 2 Bats Dropped At Vet Clinic Test Positive For RabiesState health officials say two dead bats that were dropped off at a veterinary clinic Thursday tested positive for rabies.
Minnesota Biologists Track Fungus Spreading Among BatsLearning where bats roost for the summer could assist officials in determining what areas need protection to slow the species decline.
Rabid Bats A Concern After St. Paul Park-Goer's HospitalizationIf a bat gets into your home, the best thing to do is quickly close off the room, close off the space under the door and call a professional.
'U' Scientists, Students Create 'Bat Houses' To Help The Embattled AnimalsUniversity of Minnesota scientists and design students are teaming up to make bat houses they hope can help raise awareness about the deadly disease that is wiping them out.
February's Warmth Poses Threat To BatsThe above-average temperatures are set to return, and it's confusing some of our local wildlife.
Wildlife Rehab Center: Bats Waking Up Early Due To Warm WeatherJust about everyone is loving our unusually-warm February. But the mild temperatures are posing a serious risk to some Minnesota residents.
White-Nose Syndrome Continues To Spread In WisconsinThe state Department of Natural Resources says over-winter surveillance shows white-nose syndrome or the fungus that causes it is now present in 14 counties, up from eight after over-winter surveillance that ended in 2015.
Deadly White-Nose Syndrome Confirmed In MinnesotaOfficials have confirmed the presence of a disease that kills hibernating bats at a state park in northern Minnesota.
Researchers Trying To Track Bats Hibernating In The DakotasAs a fungal disease that has wiped out millions of bats in the United States moves closer to North Dakota and South Dakota, a college researcher from Fargo is asking residents and business owners if they have any uninvited guests.
Long-Eared Bat Could Be EndangeredA disease infecting the northern long-eared bat could place it on the endangered species list. The disease, called white-nose syndrome, has impacted bats in a number of states. Rich Baker, endangered species coordinator with the Department of Natural Resources, says a large number have died off.
States Seek Delay In Protecting Long-Eared BatFour states in the Upper Midwest want federal officials to delay listing the northern long-eared bat as an endangered species. Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin made the request this month to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.