BCT urgently need Somerset Bat Group members to write to their MP and ask them to speak on your behalf in order to make sure the proposed planning reforms do not undermine bat conservation and wildlife protection
We hope all Bat Group Members are keeping safe and well in these challenging times. With us now being set for a "bumpy" winter the advice for non essential bat group work is unfortunately likely to remain the same for some time to come. Fortunately our corner of the south west seems to be currently doing much better than other parts of the country, so there is some hope there.
In this message just the usual updates in the latest Bat Group Bulletin, and a reminder of our live streaming event this weekend.
In this message lots of updates from the BCT on upcoming online events, and news about a live broadcast from the Bishops Palace in Wells as part of BatFest.
This is a special edition bulletin from BCT to provide you with an update about the latest lyssavirus case in the UK. A case of West Caucasian Bat Lyssavirus (WCBV) in a cat in Italy and information about rabies pre-exposure vaccinations
In this message we have lots of updates from the BCT, including important news on the effects of Covid-19, and a request for Imperial Collage for fresh bat droppings to help investigate the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in animal faeces.
In this message we celebrate the nomination of our own Dave Cottle for the Pete Guest Award (we all NEED to vote, see below). Also below, is news on a provisional date for the South West Bat Conference 2021, and a urgent appeal for help from the BCT Helpline.
In this message we have an update on our summer activities in light of the ongoing Covid-19 situation, and the latest Bulletin from the BCT.
Hope all bat group members are keeping safe and well. A quick interim update with a urgent request for help from the BCT.
Quick interim email this week, with two updates from the BCT below.