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Helping Migratory Bats with Agave Planting Event

BCI announced today the launch of an agave planting initiative throughout Southwest, Tucson area, and Mexico to support the lesser long-nosed bat

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Global Bat Populations Need Research and Conservation Action

New Paper from Bat Conservation International Scientists Underscores the Need for Expanded Research and Data Collection to Better Protect Bat Species 

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Fat Bats Withstand Effects of White-nose Syndrome

 BCI announced today that two of its esteemed scientists, Tina Cheng and Winifred Frick, published a paper in the Journal of Animal Ecology 

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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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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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$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.    

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