Category Archives: Bats

Coronavirus: Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for Covid-19

BBC news April 6, 2020 The tiger, named Nadia, is believed to be the first known case of an animal infected with Covid-19 in the US. The Bronx Zoo, in New York City, says the test result was confirmed by … Continue reading

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to revisit northern long-eared bat listing

By Laura Bies Posted on February 13, 2020 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must reconsider its decision to list the northern long-eared bat as threatened rather than endangered under the Endangered Species Act. ©USFWS A federal judge last week … Continue reading

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Bats, Coronaviruses, and Zoonotic Disease

Published on January 30, 2020 Written by Admin Bat Conservation International’s FAQ on Bats, Coronaviruses, and Zoonotic Disease Bat Conservation International is monitoring the news and information about the spreading novel coronavirus (nCoV-2019) that was first detected in Wuhan, China. … Continue reading

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Missouri’s First Conservation Bank To Benefit Endangered Bats

Conservation Employees’ Credit Union Money Matters Fall 2018 Issue Partnering with Burns & McDonnell, the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation (MCHF) opened the Chariton Hills Conservation Bank. This is the first conservation bank in Missouri to be approved by the U.S. … Continue reading

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Midwest Region Receives President’s Award from the Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies

MAFWA President Ed Boggess along with Service Midwest Regional Director Tom Melius; Deputy Regional Director Charlie Wooley, Assistant Director for Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Hannibal Bolton, Migratory Birds and State Programs Assistant Regional Director Dave Scott, and Midwest Wildlife … Continue reading

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