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About Us

The North American Bat Conservation Alliance (NABCA) is an informal alliance among federal, state/provincial and local government agencies; regional bat working groups; non-government organizations; industry; individual scientists and biologists; and concerned members of the public interested in bat conservation. The role of NABCA is to facilitate coordination and communication among parties interested in bat conservation in North America by soliciting, compiling and sharing information relevant to bat conservation, and promoting cooperative activities.

Co-chairs:

Charles M. Francis (Environment Canada)
Rodrigo A. Medellín (Instituto de Ecología, UNAM)
Jeremy Coleman  (United States Fish & Wildlife Service)

Working Group representatives:

Rita Dixon  (Western Bat Working Group)
Brian Carver (Southeastern Bat Diversity Network)
Vanessa Rojas (Midwest Bat Working Group)
D. Scott Reynolds  (Northeast Bat Working Group)
Jorge Ortega (Program for the Conservation of Mexican Bats)
Jordi Segers (Canada’s Inter-agency White Nose Syndrome Committee)

At Large Members:Angie McIntire (Arizona Game and Fish Department)
Jeff Gruver (WEST, Inc.)
Cori Lausen (Wildlife Conservation Society Canada)

Coordinator:
Rob Mies (Organization for Bat Conservation)>