Media & Education
News Room

Press Releases

$76,000 Research Grant Awarded to BCI to Battle WNS

Grant supports efforts to conserve vital bat species 10 years into the fight against the deadly fungus threatening their survival.    

Read more...

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.

Read more...

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.

Read more...

Wind Turbine Blades Could Decimate North America’s Most Widespread Bat Species.

For Immediate Release: Wind turbine blades could decimate North America's most widespread bat species. 

Read more...

BCI Introduces Mike Daulton as its New Executive Director

The Board of Directors couldn’t be more thrilled to have Mike Daulton leading the BCI team,” said Cullen Geiselman, Chair of the BCI Board of Directors.

Read more...

$100,000 Awarded in Grants to Fight Deadly Fungus

BCI 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.                      

Read more...

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

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

Read more...

Bat Conservation International Welcomes New Senior Director of Conservation Science.

We 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.

Read more...

Stay up to date with BCI

Sign up and receive timely bat updates

BCI relies on the support of our amazing members around the world.

Our mission is to conserve the world’s bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet.

Please join us or donate so our work can continue.