Protect Bats and 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.  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.

Help protect bats!

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





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