Freeport-McMoRan’s Pollinator Conservation Initiative Supports Bat Week

Apr 16, 2020 7:55 AM ET
Press Release

Each year, Freeport-McMoRan’s North American operations partner with a number of national and local nonprofit organizations to support Bat Conservation International's annual Bat Week in October.

As pollinators of agaves and other desert plants, bats play a vital role in maintaining the desert's diverse ecosystem.

Freeport-McMoRan join a number of national and local nonprofit organizations, agencies and businesses in hosting a week of events, which include field trips, classroom presentations with live animals, STEM and conservation activities to trail maintenance and habitat restoration for students and community members.

To learn more about how Freeport-McMoRan cares for biodiversity in the communities in which it operates, please visit

See the 2018 Working Toward Sustainable Development Report for more information on all of their social, economic and environmental efforts.