Fed, state land managers team up to f...

Fed, state land managers team up to fight fungus affecting bats

There are 3 comments on the Carlsbad Current-Argus story from Nov 12, 2010, titled Fed, state land managers team up to fight fungus affecting bats. In it, Carlsbad Current-Argus reports that:

Federal and state land managers in New Mexico have teamed up to limit the spread of a fungus that has wiped out entire bat colonies in the eastern United States.

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#1 Nov 12, 2010
fungus among us
nonutin

Carlsbad, NM

#2 Nov 15, 2010
the fungus has been ther for months

how long did it take to 'team up'

and now what has the team done?????

anything?

anything at all?
super mom

Carlsbad, NM

#3 Nov 15, 2010
nonutin wrote:
the fungus has been ther for months
how long did it take to 'team up'
and now what has the team done?????
anything?
anything at all?
It sounds to me like the caving community needs to be responsible in this situation and halt their caving until authorities can determine whether the fungus has spread to our NM bats. I am with the woman mentioned at the end of the article who said that all caves should be closed down until they are shown to be white nose disease free...

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