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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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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.

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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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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.

Read more: Deadly Fungus Invades Texas and is Found on a New Bat Species

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