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BATS Magazine

VOLUME 18, NO. 3 Summer 2000


New Scientific Advisors. 2000

Wildlife Biologist Bruce Thomson, with the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services in Australia, has accepted an appointment to BCI's Scientific Advisory Board. As president of the Australasian Bat Society, Thomson will work with advisory board members Les Hall and Greg Richards, and will help coordinate BCI's assistance with Australia's conservation needs, including monitoring efforts on behalf of the country's grey-headed flying foxes.

Dr. Arnulfo Moreno, of Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico, has also agreed to serve as a scientific advisor. BCI first supported Moreno as a student scholar researching conservation priorities for endangered greater long-nosed bats (Leptonycteris nivalis). Today, Moreno continues to work with BCI on critical initiatives in Mexico.

In China, former student scholar Dr. Ya-Fu Lee serves as a scientific advisor from his position with the Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica, in Taipei; and in India, BCI is pleased to work with Dr. Shahroukh Mistry from Grinnell College's department of biology.



New scientific advisor Bruce Thomson (left) recently toured the United States and plans to implement mine conservation in Australia. Here, he assists John Burghardt (right) with the National Park Service, who records the dimensions of the entrance of Utah's Whirlwind Mine.
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All articles in this issue:
On the Cover
Ghana's Treetop Bats
The Media Blitz that Treatened Bats
Swamp Bats
Illinois Department of Natural Resources: Partners in Action
Join BCI in the East African Wilderness: A 2001 Field-Study Safari to Kenya
BCI Invites Award Nominations
Distinguished Service Award Presented to Fred Stabler
Progress in Australia
Live Action Bats on the Web
International Year of the Bat
Australasian Bat Conference Award
Student Scholarships Available
Cayman Follow-Up
BATS of the United States. 2000
New Scientific Advisors. 2000
New Editor of BATS Magazine
Masters of the Night
Wish List
The Art of Giving: Conservation-Style

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