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2016 BCI Scholars Announced

lesser long nosed bat pollinates an agave 240Congratulations to the five recipient student scholars for our 2016 Small Grants program. Projects span research and community education in the Amazon, Argentina and Mexico.

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We Have a Winner!

Santiago Gamboa Alurralde 240The first ever recipient of the Verne and Marion Read Bat Conservation Award is revealed! Congratulations Santiago Gamboa Alurralde!                   

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Protecting the Cave of Love.

Leptonycteris nivalis Cueva Tepotzlan 240 In a cave in Central Mexico, love blossoms for a very special bat - the Mexican long-nosed bat. The quest to save an endangered key pollinator.

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Bat Conservation Africa Launches a New Chapter in Guinea

Guinea meeting 240The BCA's network expansion into Guinea will serve as a collaborative effort to protect endangered bats and their disappearing habitats in Africa...

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New Rule for Northern Long-eared Bat Fails to Address the Threat of White-Nose Syndrome

northern long eared bat Myotis septentrionalis 10079 CREDIT J. Scott Altenbach 240“Bat Conservation International is extremely disappointed in the final 4d rule for the northern long-eared bat” says Andrew Walker, BCI Executive Director.

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BCI Seeks A Chief Financial Officer

Bat Conservation International (BCI) seeks a highly experienced, self-motivated individual to manage the finances of an international nonprofit organization based in Austin, Texas.

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A Christmas Miracle

FBB 240The rare Florida bonneted bat, spotted once again! We celebrate the New Year with two new roosts found for the critcally endangered species.                              

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Milestones That Make Us Smile

Large Flying Fox Pteropus vampyrus 240This year, BCI was marked by many achievements in the bat conversation arena. With your helping hand, BCI is able to protect the myriad of bat species that exist at home and around the world.

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