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Job Opportunity at BCI: Major Gifts Coordinator

BCI has an opening for a Major Gifts Coordinator in Austin, Texas. This position interacts with a wide spectrum of employees, volunteers and supporters, and will collaborate with program staff


No need for sophisticated hunting techniques: Equatorial bats live the easy life

Most of the world's bats use extremely sophisticated hunting techniques, but not bats around the equator. They use less sophisticated hunting techniques as their ancestors did millions of years ago. 


Not Just the Birds and Bees – 6 Fast Facts About Pollinating Bats

The birds and the bees may rule the daytime, but as soon as the sun sets, it is the bats that get to work pollinating.  Worldwide, over 500 species of flowers in at least 67 plant families rely on bats as their major or exclusive pollinators. Not only are these little mammals important for pollinating so many plant species; they can be pretty darn cute too!


WNS Fungus Confirmed in Oklahoma

The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome has been confirmed in Oklahoma. The presence of this fungus in Delaware County, OK, makes this the westernmost case of the fungus


Women in Bat Conservation: Carol Chambers

Professor of Wildlife Ecology at School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, who focuses upon bat habitat relationships - why they live where they do


Gomantong Cave

Sir David Attenborough recently aired his new documentary series, “Conquest of the Skies”, featuring in its final episode Borneo’s Gomantong cave


Would there be Cinco de Mayo without bats?

As you sip a margarita today, pause to reflect on the contribution made to the tequila industry by often unacknowledged friends: long-nosed bats.


Women in Bat Conservation: Mylea Bayless

We are lucky to have some of the most passionate Women in Bat Conservation here in BCI! Meet #ScienceWoman Mylea Balyess, our Senior Director of U.S. / Canada Conservation


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