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$100,000 Awarded in Grants to Fight Deadly Fungus

WNS article thumbnailBCI and the Tennessee Chapter of The Nature Conservancy are pleased to award $100,000 in funding to support critical research in the fight against White-nose Syndrome.                      

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Locals go Loco for Bats

Bat loco iconPeople are going batty as the Bat Loco Bash festival gets started in San Antonio! August 9, 6-9pm. Bat parade, music, educational activities - fun for the whole family!

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Deadly Bat Fungus in Washington State Likely Originated in Eastern U.S.

USGS WNS iconScientists say bat-killing fungus came to Washington state from back east.                                                  

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Stay Out of the Limelight

Firefly by Terry Priest iconWith all of the bats out in the summer why aren't they eating the fireflies? Find out what's going on.                             

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The best way to prevent Zika in your backyard

Aedes aegyptiWith Zika carrying mosquitoes being most active during dusk or dawn, it is a bit unrealistic to rely on bats to prevent the spread of the virus.

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BCI Launches Search For New Executive Director

BCI is seeking an entrepreneurial, proven, and strategic leader who will direct the organization through an exciting time of transition and global growth.

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Bats: The unsung heroes of plant pollination

Pollinators icon 2To celebrate pollinator week guest writer and student D. Gasbarrini offers some points on bat pollination!                                        

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BCI Shoots for the Stars

Four Stars iconCharity Navigator awards it's highest rating to BCI for the second year in a row. BCI has received a rating of Exceptional, meaning we exceed industry standards and outperform most charities in our Cause.

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