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Bats Dive in for a Drink

Mimbres bats1Without a good place to get a drink of water the bats at the Mimbres River are in need of some help. Are you thirsty yet?              

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Hope Flies In

Hope flies in 4Endangered species Day Doesn't have to be sad. Check out these stories of hope and see how people are helping bat populations soar again.

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BCI Expansion: Membership Administrator Position

Large Flying Fox Pteropus vampyrus 240Due to departmental expansion, we are looking for a Membership Administrator, here at BCI. This full-time position will be based at our main offices in Austin, TX.

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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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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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