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Missouri's White-Nose Syndrome Action Plan

Learn more about the Department's White-Nose Syndrome Action Plan, published April, 2010. More

White-Nose Syndrome in Missouri

a little brown bat with white nose syndrome
White-nose syndrome (WNS) is a disease that kills cave-dwelling bats. Learn Missouri's plan for controlling WNS, which does not affect humans. Please stay out of conservation-area caves until further notice. More

White-Nose Syndrome on Little Brown Bat

brown bat with powdery white fungus on its nose shows signs of disease
A deadly disease in bats called “White-Nose Syndrome” was confirmed in three bats from two caves in Lincoln County in March 2012. The name describes the white fungus, Geomyces destructans, shown on the face and wings of this infected little brown bat. More