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Duke Energy Foundation Awards $50,000 to Battle White-nose Syndrome in Bats

The effort to save North America’s imperiled bats has received a boost. Duke Energy Foundation announced today they are awarding $50,000 to support efforts by Bat Conservation International (BCI) to help with the recovery of the continent’s threatened and endangered bat species.

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Mentoring Tomorrow's Bat Champions

What does it take to be a batty hero? Kristen Lear writes to us about her experience mentoring two teams of creative young minds tackling some of the big issues affecting bats today. 

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Deadly Fungus Invades Texas and is Found on a New Bat Species

The fungus known to cause White-nose Syndrome (WNS), a disease that has decimated hibernating bat populations in the United States and Canada, has been discovered for the first time in Texas.

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A Rising Star

Meet Reilly Jackson - the first ever recipient of BCI's Merlin D. Tuttle Bat Conservation Award!              

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Continuing a Legacy

 BCI is proud to announce Matt Town as this year's recipient of the Verne and Marion Read Bat Conservation Award!              

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BCI is seeking a Grants and Contracts Manager

BCI is seeking a Grants and Contracts Manager for our Austin, Tx. office. This position serves as a coordinator within the development department of an international nonprofit conservation organization.

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BCI looking for Public Engagement Intern

BCI is looking for a Public Engagement Intern in our Austin, Tx. office. This position will be expected to work an average of 20-25 hours/week from March until September.

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Empowering Women in Conservation Science

Singer James Brown may have once famously sung that it was a mans’ world, but in conservation, it is anyone's game.           

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