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Become a backyard bat researcher!

Scientists studying North America’s rare Florida bonneted bat are reaching out to the community to help them find the elusive species.

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Mauritius Bat Cull Update: Death toll exceeds 20,000.

The government endorsed cull of the threatened Mauritian flying fox is officially over, and now more than 20,000 of these threatened bats are dead. 

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Applications open for BCI Small Grants program

BCI has opened applications for its small grants program to fund student projects focused on bat conservation priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Ecuador launches the country’s first action plan for bats

BCI is proud to congratulate our partners in Ecuador for launching the country’s first Action Plan for the Conservation of the Bats of Ecuador.

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Fungus That Causes Bat Disease Detected in Nebraska

The fungus known to cause white-nose syndrome (WNS) in hibernating bats was recently discovered for the first time in Nebraska.

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Celebrate Halloween with a Night of Nocturnal Treats

October 28, San Antonio- Celebrate the surprising connections bats have with our Halloween treats at our event at Freetail Brewing Company 

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$100,000 in Grants Awarded to Fight Fungus

For the second year, BCI and The Nature Conservancy are pleased to award $100,000 in funding to support critical research in the fight against White-nose Syndrome (WNS).

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Say No to Killing 18,000 threatened Mauritian Flying Foxes

 The Mauritian government announced its plans to go forward with a plan to cull approximately 18,000 threatened Mauritian flying foxes – 20% of the global population!

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