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Experts unite to save the Mexican long-nosed bat

Mexican long nosed bat 240Researchers, educators, and government representatives met in Austin last week to establish a comprehensive vision and action plan to help recover this migratory pollinator bat.

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Disease that has killed millions of bats has now reached the West Coast

WNSWhite-nose Syndrome has been confirmed in Washington State - first case in the western United States.

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Meet the women who make a difference for bats

Women in Bat Conservation thumbWomen have played a large role in bat conservation. We are celebrating their contributions as a part of International Women's Day and Women's History Month!

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Bat Conservation International Welcomes New Senior Director of Conservation Science.

frick 240We are happy to announce that Winifred Frick, Ph.D., will join BCI as the new Senior Director of Conservation Science. Dr. Frick will oversee the organization’s conservation-related science programs and will help advance BCI’s relationships with its partners.

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Batty Dating Advice to Impress Your Valentine

greater sac winged bats 240For many, finding a mate can be pretty stressful, but not for male bats; they pretty much have it down pat. Here’s some batty tips for the dating scene ....

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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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