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International Groups Forge a Global Alliance for Bat Conservation

The International National Trust Organization and Bat Conservation International form a unique partnership to protect the world’s 1330+ species of bats 


Wind industry to get proactive about bat conservation

New industry guidelines aim to save thousands of bats each year by idling turbines at low wind speeds during peak bat migration season.


Join us at the Austin Footwear Labs launch party!

Want to learn all about bats while enjoying free beer and food? You may even discover some cool shoes as well!                      


Gomantong Cave

Sir David Attenborough recently aired his new documentary series, “Conquest of the Skies”, featuring in its final episode Borneo’s Gomantong cave


10 Amazing Bats of Texas to Celebrate Earth Day!

Bat Conservation International will be at Earth Day Texas at Fair Park in Dallas on April 26 and will be bringing four of these species of live bats! Come visit us to learn more about our bat neighbors and say hello!


Hawaiian hoary bat to be named official state land mammal

On Wednesday, Gov. David Ige is expected to sign Senate Bill 1183, which will designate the Hawaiian hoary bat, also called ōpe‘ape‘a, as Hawaii’s official state land mammal.


US Department of Energy awards a share of $1.75 million to BCI to develop ultrasonic bat deterrent devices

BCI efforts to address the problem of protecting wildlife while enhancing the responsible operation of wind energy was boosted with funding from the US Department of Energy (DOE)


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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