Colorado climbers race to gather data about bats before a fungal disease hits the state

Outlet: Pacific Standard

Pacific Standard: Rob Schorr is a zoologist at Colorado State University who has studied bats for the last 20 years. In an effort to solve this mystery, and to increase the chances of recognizing white-nose syndrome should it creep into his state, he is reaching out to climbers, who form a community that knows the state’s rock faces almost as intimately as the bats do.