We hope all members are keeping well and looking forward to hopefully some Bat group activities later in the year. SomerBat @Home In the meantime just a reminder that we can all take part in our own bat surveys at home and share your results in our Facebook group. Latest Bat Group Bulletin from the … Continue reading SBG newsletter late May 2020
To coincide with International Day of Biological Diversity, BCT have launched bookings for our two day Big Bat Skills Event - online! With many events cancelled or postponed at this time, we are bringing bat workers together online so they can continue to develop their skills and knowledge and stay in touch with each other.
Dear Bat Group Member, We hope you are keeping well, and staying positive in these difficult times. In this newsletter we bring you the outcomes from our first ever virtual AGM, as well as several BCT updates, and details of online training for the Bats in Churches project. Bats have been prominent in the press … Continue reading SBG May update, vAGM, SomerBat @Home, Bats & Covid-19 info
In this newsletter we bring news of how we will hold a virtual Bat Group AGM, and the BCT advise that only bat surveys at your own home should be undertaken by volunteers.
The BCT sent us this update today on Covid-19
As a valued Bat Conservation Trust (group) supporter we would like to let you know that bookings for the National Bat Conference 2020 will open to the public on Friday 20 March, however we would like to offer you the opportunity to book your place 48 hours ahead of public bookings opening as we think our keynote speaker is going to be very popular this year.
The days are getting longer, and thoughts are turning batty. Hence its great to be able to give you more information on Bat Group projects for 2020!
The BCT have sent round this urgent call for everyone to email their MP before 26th Feb, to help Bat Protection
We had a committee meeting recently and discussed two exciting potential Bat Group projects for 2020! Working with the Dorset Group, on radio tracking Bechstein’s bat in mid Somerset as part of the "finding its limit" project. In the north of the county, a large scale, two year, landscape survey of the Mells Valley SAC bats using low cost static recorders (Audiomoths)
2020 is going to be a crucial time for bat conservation and your MP will have an influential part to play in ensuring that bats and other wildlife remain protected under new legislation post-Brexit.