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Winifred Frick
Illuminating the Secrets of Bats

In this episode of Conservation Conversations, join host Sean O'Brien and guest Dr. Winifred Frick, Chief Scientist at Bat Conservation International, as they unveil the fascinating world of bats. Dr. Frick dispels common myths about these often misunderstood creatures, delves into their diverse adaptations and ecological importance, and highlights the urgent need for bat conservation efforts, as revealed in BCI's recent report on the precarious status of North American bat species. Plus, discover how a love story ignited Dr. Frick's passion for these remarkable winged mammals.

Watch the episode here or listen wherever you get your podcasts! You can learn more about the 2023 North American State of the Bats Report mentioned in the episode at BCI's website.

This month's episode of Conservation Conversations was released just in time for Bat Week! NatureServe has a new way for you to celebrate these crucial critters—for as little as $25, you can adopt the northern myotis and support our critical conservation resource, NatureServe Explorer. Click here to learn more!

Click here to see all episodes of Conservation Conversations with Sean O'Brien.