The lab received a new 10-year contract for over $2 million in research funds to continue our bat research on Fort Campbell! Read more about this work here: https://www.apsu.edu/news/sept-2023-bat-research.php
Four bat species in one night: Austin Peay professor, students find success in Fort Campbell partnership
The lab was recently interviewed by Austin Peay's own Brian Dunn about the work researching bats on Fort Campbell.
A four-year study recently published in Ecology and Evolution concludes that the fungal disease, white-nose syndrome, poses a severe threat to many western North American bats. The paper is lead by Dr. Haase and is a result of her post-doc research at Montana State University and with the Wildlife Conservation Society.
The research has been featured in many news outlets, including Science Daily:
We were recently interviewed by the Fort Campbell Courier about our partnership with Fort Campbell through an Intergovernmental Support Agreement. This partnership provides us with the funding to perform endangered species surveys on base and provides support for our three graduate students and undergraduate technician. Read more about this partnership here.