Organizations are added in no particular order, other than when I think to add them.
BCI is dedicated to the enduring protection of the world’s 1300+ species of bats and their habitats and creating a world in which bats and humans successfully coexist. In pursuit of this vision, during the next five years BCI will work worldwide at scale with local, regional, national and multinational public and private partners to respond rapidly and effectively to bat conservation crises, preventing the extinction of threatened bats and the extirpation of globally significant populations of bats. Click HERE to access the Bat Conservation International Facebook page.
MERLIN TUTTLE’S BAT CONSERVATION – Providing clear, science-based demonstrations of how people benefit from conserving bats is our central focus. From explaining to Texas farmers that bats are feeding on their most costly crop pests, to showing Filipinos the enormous impact of bats in pollinating their favorite fruit or advising people in Thailand on how to increase bat guano fertilizer production, we win lasting partnerships in bat conservation through people-centered approaches.
The TEXAS BLUEBIRD SOCIETY is an all-volunteer grassroots organization helping bluebirds and other native cavity-nesting birds through increasing nesting sites while sustaining and increasing their food supply (insects and berries of native plants).
Come, learn and work and enjoy with us. Join us in our efforts to promote “Bluebirds across Texas . . . one nestbox at a time!” Click HERE to access the Texas Bluebird Society Facebook page. (SnK are members)
The TEXAS POLLINATOR POWWOW is unique in that it has active and enthusiastic participation from NGOs, academia, the private sector, and local, state and federal governments- as speakers, exhibitors and attendees. These laudable organizations and individuals are effectively engaged in a multitude of best practices in pollinator conservation and monitoring. . . . . Click HERE to access the Texas Pollinator Powwow Facebook page.
CHIMNEY SWIFT CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION – Promoting the conservation of Chimney Swifts through public education, preservation of existing habitat and creation of new nesting and roosting sites.
The PURPLE MARTIN CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION is a non-profit conservation organization focused on aiding martins and their landlords through research, education, and conservation efforts. (SnK are Members)
NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION is a voice for wildlife, dedicated to protecting wildlife and habitat and inspiring the future generation of conservationists. (SnK are Members)
Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. We address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. (SnK are Members)
National Audubon Society – For more than a century, Audubon has built a legacy of conservation success by mobilizing the strength of its network of members, Chapters, Audubon Centers, state offices and dedicated professional staff to connect people with nature and the power to protect it.
North American Butterfly Association – The North American Butterfly Association (NABA) formed in 1992 is, by far, the largest group of people in North America (Canada, United States, and Mexico) interested in butterflies. We are working to save butterfly species throughout North America and have provided grants to help the endangered Schaus’ Swallowtail in Florida. NABA successfully petitioned the State of Florida and the USFWS to declare Miami Blues an endangered species.
Firefly Conservation and Research (Firefly dot com) – This site is an educational resource on fireflies, also known as lightning bugs. We’ve got information on why fireflies are disappearing and what you can do to help. We’ve also got answers to frequently asked questions about fireflies, from why they glow to what they eat.