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Fungus that causes bat-killing disease White-nose Syndrome is expanding in Texas

BCI announced today that early signs of the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans (Pd) have been detected at one of the world’s premier bat conservation sites, Bracken Cave Preserve

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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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