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United States, Mexico and Canada sign historic agreement to save the bats of North America

"This is a historic day for North American bats as they face threats far greater and widespread than they ever have before" says Mylea Bayless, BCI Senior Director for US/Canada Conservation. 

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WHITE-NOSE SYNDROME CONFIRMED IN IOWA; MORE THAN HALF OF ALL US STATES NOW AFFECTED

White-nose syndrome has been confirmed in Iowa. The disease of hibernating bats, having killed more than 5.7 million bats since 2006, continues to march westward.

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Volunteer with BCI in Austin

Become one of our valuable volunteers at the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge in the center of downtown Austin! 

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Live Bats at the 2015 White House Easter Egg Roll! BCI joins the National Park Foundation at the Easter event.

Families will meet four different bat species up close on the White House South Lawn and learn about the benefits bats have for our food production and healthy human lifestyles! 

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Northern long-eared bat protected as a Threatened Species under Endangered Species Act

The northern long-eared bat, Myotis septentrionalis, has incurred tremendous losses due to the devastating impacts of White-nose Syndrome                    

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BCI honored twice in the U.S. Forest Service's "Wings Across the Americas" Awards

BCI and our partners were recognized last week for our contributions to the North American Bat Monitoring Program (NABat) and Project EduBat – Education Taking Flight!   

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International Bat Monitoring Research Group Receives "Wings Across the Americas" Award

The North American Bat Monitoring Program (NABat) wins an award for BCI, the United States Geological Survey and other partners from around the world           

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IT’S TIME TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT WILDLIFE CRIME - 2015 World Wildlife Day

The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 3 March –  as World Wildlife Day.                       

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