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Fostering the Future

We’re proud to announce the 2019 recipients of BCI’s Student Research Scholarship for Global Bat Conservation Priorities.             

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Protecting Homes and Food Sources of Two Critical Bat Species

 Lesser Long-Nosed and Mexican Long-Nosed Bats Receiving Support from Bat Conservation International’s New Program Supported by XTO Energy 

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BCI Outraged by Planned Kill of Endangered Bats

BCI condemns the decision of the government of Mauritius to kill 13,000 individuals of the endangered Mauritius fruit bat (Pteropus niger). ....

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Illustrating Conservation

Jenny Fiddlesticks is Berlin-based tattoo artist and biologist who is passionate about science, art, and bats. BCI sat down with Fiddlesticks to discuss how she hopes her work can inspire young audiences to learn about the natural world.

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Working to Save America’s Rarest Bat – the Florida Bonneted Bat

 A new aggressive multi-faceted campaign to save the Florida bonneted bat, America’s rarest bat. Funding for the conservation effort is possible

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Bat Colony Threatened in Huntsville, TX

A careless decision would displace over 750,000 Mexican free-tailed bats, forcing them to relocate to surrounding homes and schools

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NFWF Announces More Than $1.1 Million in Grants to Help Bats

On the eve of Halloween, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced more than $1.1 million in grants to combat White-nose Syndrome (WNS) and promote the survival of bats in North America.

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Boots on the Ground

If you’re a bat biologist, chances are that the summer months mean it’s time for field work - and lots of it! 

 

 

 

 

 

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