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  • Help Keep Caves Open

    Protect our bats!

    Killing millions of bats, White-Nose Syndrome is sweeping across the country, often spread by people visiting show caves. Many caves have been closed to protect bat populations.  While White-Nose Syndrome has not been found on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, it has been found in Washington State.  

    Here's how you can help:

    Read more about the White-Nose Syndrome here. Please also print and share our poster. Click here for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

    Fewer bats mean more bugs. Please do what you can to stop the spread of this deadly fungus.

    Never enter a cave with gear that has been in another cave without proper decontamination!