U.S. Senators to Host White-Nose Syndrome Briefing
The event will bring together leading experts on WNS who will address topics such as the impact on the agriculture, mining, energy development, tourism, and other industries, the environmental impact of absence of this key predator, and what can be done to stop WNS.
- Jeremy Coleman, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – National White-nose Syndrome Coordinator
- Paul Phifer, Assistant Regional Director for Ecological Services – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region
- David Blehert, Microbiologist for the USGS National Wildlife Health Center
The event, dubbed “Briefing: What’s Killing All of the Bats? And Why Should We Be Worried?”, takes place at 328A Russell Senate Office Building in Washington D.C. beginning at 1:30 pm.