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Bats Northwest

"helping bats in Washington State"

BREAKING NEWS: WNS Confirmed in Washington State.

New 2017 WNS case confirmed. Bat found near North Bend.

Find the latest from WDFW or report dead or sick bats.

Deadly Bat Fungus in Washington State Likely Originated in Eastern U.S.


Little Brown Bat

Bats Northwest is a nonprofit organization formed in 1996 by scientists, educators, and interested lay people to help protect Pacific Northwest bat populations through education and research.

Bats Northwest envisions a future where the essential role of bats is understood, where the public recognizes the vital place of bats in our environment and economy, and where all are inspired by bats’ remarkable attributes and invaluable contribution to our natural heritage.

To this end we work to educate the general public about bats, we join with government biologists to research and protect local bat populations, we act as a conduit of information about bats, and we encourage responsible attitudes and actions in human/bat conflicts.

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