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How to Attract Bats to Your Backyard

Installing a bat house is a great way to attract bats to your property! Here are some helpful tips and tricks for attracting bats to their new homes. 


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.


Mentoring Tomorrow's Bat Champions

What does it take to be a batty hero? Kristen Lear writes to us about her experience mentoring two teams of creative young minds tackling some of the big issues affecting bats today. 


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.


A Rising Star

Meet Reilly Jackson - the first ever recipient of BCI's Merlin D. Tuttle Bat Conservation Award!              


Continuing a Legacy

 BCI is proud to announce Matt Town as this year's recipient of the Verne and Marion Read Bat Conservation Award!              


Empowering Women in Conservation Science

Singer James Brown may have once famously sung that it was a mans’ world, but in conservation, it is anyone's game.           


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. 


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