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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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BCI awards Grassroots Grants for 2015

From Malaysia to Venezuela, Bat Conservation International’s grassroots grants help support bats around the world.                    

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Bats Worth Over $1 Billion to Corn Industry

In the grassy cornfields of Southern Illinois bats are on the hunt for insects, and according to new research, farmers have more than a billion reasons to be grateful for it.

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