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Inspiring bat conservation worldwide. WELCOME TO MERLIN TUTTLE’S BAT CONSERVATION Winning friends, not battles. Merlin Tuttle’s Bat Conservation (MTBC) was founded by Dr. Merlin Tuttle.

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Bat Flash! CNN Misses the Mark

Response to CNN Program “Bats—The Mystery Behind COVID-19″ I applaud Anderson Cooper for his attempt to improve public perceptions of bats. His program included numerous

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COVID-19 Impact

COVID Restrictions: Good, Bad, or Indifferent? October 30, 2021 Many who work with bats have been impacted by efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19

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Michael Lazari Karapetian

Michael Lazari Karapetian has over twenty years of investment management experience. He has a degree in business management, is a certified NBA agent, and gained early experience as a money manager for the Bank of America where he established model portfolios for high-net-worth clients. In 2003 he founded Lazari Capital Management, Inc. and Lazari Asset Management, Inc.  He is President and CIO of both and manages over a half a billion in assets. In his personal time he champions philanthropic causes. He serves on the board of Moravian College and has a strong affinity for wildlife, both funding and volunteering on behalf of endangered species.