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7 Tips for an Unforgettable Night at Congress Avenue Bridge

Planning a visit to Austin? Or are you an established Austinite who wants to learn more about the city’s famous nocturnal residents?          

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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. 

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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. 

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A Rising Star

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

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Continuing a Legacy

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

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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.           

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Species Spotlight: Hoary Bat

With its distinct salt-and-pepper coloration and luscious glossy fur, the hoary bat may just be the George Clooney of the bat world.    

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A Story of Bats, Agaves, and People

Read how BCI research grantee Kristen Lear is working to investigate the potential for "bat-friendly" agave management by rural Mexican communities. 

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