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Apply for BCI Scholarships & Grassroots Grants

Southern Yellow Bat - Lasiurus egaOur 2015 scholarships and grassroot grants programs open soon. We support conservation projects worldwide - start your application today! 


Project Edubat Inspires Kids to Learn about Bats and White-Nose Syndrome

Children look at a bat skeletonSamantha became a bat crusader after her mother discovered Project Edubat, a newly launched bat education program.           


Deadly White-Nose Syndrome Impacts Bats at Mammoth Cave National Park

Northern long-eared bat with visible symptoms of white-nose syndrome.Some bat species have declined as much as 80 percent compared to 2013 population counts, according to park officials.


Marketing and Communication Internship

Honduran White Bat - Ectophylla albaDo you love to tell the world how wonderful and important bats are? Are you a communications or marketing student? Apply for our internship!


BCI urges San Antonio to continue aquifer protection

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


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


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


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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