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Our research funding on WNS is covered by the Santa Cruz Sentinel

Our research funding on WNS was covered by the Santa Cruz Sentinel on October 03 in a brief piece authored by Emily Benson. Below is an excerpt from the article. ------------ In some disease-stricken areas, 90 to 100 percent of bats have died, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Some bat populations have declined so much that scientists believe that some species may go extinct. This winter, a group led by Winifred...

Funding for WNS Research!

Pleased to announce that we received funding for more research on WNS.  These projects fund graduate student projects for both Joe Hoyt and Tina Cheng. Congrats to both of them! Here's an excerpt from the press release: A team led by scientists at UC Santa Cruz will conduct field trials this winter of two strategies for protecting bats from white-nose syndrome, a deadly fungal disease. The effort is funded by two grants,...

Our research on bats in Baja covered in Journal del Pacifico

The summer issue of Journal del Pacifico covered our research on bats in Baja.  The journal reports topical and regional interest stories in both English and Spanish.  "Battle of the Bats" focused on the important role of bats as pollinators of the cardon cactus on the Baja peninsula.  The full article can be read here: jdp_summer2015...

Nature Article Feature by Nala Rogers

Winifred Frick was featured in a news article in the Volume 522, Issue 7557 of Nature. The piece, titled, "Bacteria may help bats to fight deadly fungus", was authored by Nala Rogers. An excerpt follows below: --- In the meantime, the United States and Canada are developing and implementing strategies to coordinate work by scientists and by local and national governments — ranging from laboratory and field studies to efforts to prevent people from inadvertently...