200 bats inoculated

Little Brown bat Photo: Cori Lausen

Developing and evaluating bat mitigation strategies

About 200 bats in a Stave Lake colony have been successfully inoculated against white-nose syndrome—a disease causing mass die-offs in bat populations—through an innovative project by the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada with funding from the FWCP. Bat roosts were sprinkled with a probiotic-laden clay powder that then transferred to the bats’ wings, offering them protection.

More: COA-F20-W-3033