White nose syndrome (WNS), is associated with a fungus known as Geomyces destructans (Gd).
Millions of bats are estimated to have died in 16 states in the U.S. and four provinces in Canada, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The existence of the nightly bug munching bats saves the United States agriculture between US$ 3.7 billion dollars to US$ 53 billion dollars annually on pesticides and crop losses.
In the last few years, research on organic agricultural ecosystems, or integrated pest management, has grown. Some key findings and refined techniques are being used by organic growers.
Bats conservationist are magnanimous in saying that bats are not creepy worthless creatures. They make up to a nearly 1000 species which make up of one fourth of earth mammal’s populace.