In a Meade County Cave, Biologists Look for Signs of a Deadly Bat Disease

Since 2006, White Nose Syndrome has been decimating bat populations east of the Mississippi. Last year, the fungal disease was first found in Trigg County—in the southwest part of the state—and last month it was found in nearby Breckinridge County. Earlier this week, state biologists explored a cave in Meade County, looking to see if […]

White-nose Syndrome Found in Kentucky Bats – Doesn’t Affect Humans

By Ron Smith, Kentucky Public Radio Kentucky Fish and Wildlife officials have confirmed the first case of white-nose syndrome in bats in the commonwealth. Wildlife officials recently removed sixty of the infected animals from a cave in Trigg County. White-nose syndrome is a fungus that affects six cave species. It’s estimated to have killed more […]