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BCI urges San Antonio to continue aquifer protection

Crescent Hills tract, land bought by BCI adjacent to Bracken Cave BCI asks San Antonio to give voters the chance to renew highly successful aquifer protection programs.

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New protective rule proposed for the northern long-eared bat

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has released proposed new protections for the northern long-eared bat, Myotis septentrionalis. The USFWS is currently considering

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Canada adds Three Bat Species to Endangered List

The Government of Canada has added three species of bats to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk in Canada (also known as Schedule I of the Species at Risk Act) as Endangered due to the threat of White-nose Syndrome

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Bracken Cave: an international treasure in San Antonio’s backyard

Former first lady Laura Bush founded Taking Care of Texas, a conservation initiative, in 2011. The group has joined with others to purchase land to help save the Bracken Cave bats

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Funding worries acquaint the eco-minded with strange bedfellows

IN 1872 Ulysses Grant, America's 18th president, proposed Yellowstone, the world's first national park for "the benefit and enjoyment of the people"

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Bats Battle Fungus Where They Sleep

Imagine a world without bats — a world overrun with biting insects, a world where plants that rely upon bat pollinators might disappear. Debbie Buecher, a Tucson bat biologist, is trying to prevent that scenario from becoming a reality.

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San Antonio Saves the Bat Cave, Protects Drinking Water in One Deal

It’s been a frightening year for the world’s largest bat colony, threatened by the specter of Texas sprawl.

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Conservation Deal Saves the World’s Largest Bat Colony on Halloween

City of San Antonio, The Nature Conservancy & Bat Conservation International purchase $20.5 million property in the Texas Hill Country to safeguard bats, water supply and endangered songbirds.

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