In this message we have: - The latest updated guidance for bat groups from the BCT. - The risk level of Bat events in Somerset - Details of the Bat workers forum - The last chance to vote for Edward and Helen for the Pete Guest award.
In this message we have: - Please vote for Edward and Helen Wells in the Pete Guest Award 2021 - The latest Bat Group Bulletin, which includes a opportunity to present Somersets bats to the world! - News of some bat group events restarting, including public walks at Wells Moat and Glastonbury Museum.
To celebrate and recognise the immense contribution that Helen and Ed Wells have made to bat conservation in Somerset over many years we have nominated them for the Pete Guest Award 2021.
In this message we have: - A update on Bechstein’s radio tracking in Somerset - The latest Bat Group bulletin which includes an update on guidance for Bat carers, but not for bat groups yet
The group was not consulted by Somerset County Council on this application, details of which can be found on their website: https://planning.somerset.gov.uk/Planning/Display?applicationNumber=SCC%2F3795%2F2021 https://planning.somerset.gov.uk/Planning/Display?applicationNumber=SCC%2F3837%2F2021%2FIDO https://planning.somerset.gov.uk/Planning/Display?applicationNumber=SCC%2F3838%2F2021%2FROMP https://planning.somerset.gov.uk/Planning/Display?applicationNumber=SCC%2F3836%2F2021%2FIDO We had been invited to reply to Hanson consultation in December 2020, and our reply is published here: https://somersetbat.group/2020/12/04/response-westdown-quarry-expansion/ This text was also copied into our 29/6/21 comments Our reply to SCC consultation … Continue reading Updated SBG response to SCC Westdown Quarry expansion consultation – 30th June 2021
In this message we have: - A request for help from UWE with Greater Horseshoe radio tracking in Somerset. - Could you help out your Bat group by leading some Bat Walks? - Details of changes to the National Bat Helpline
Details of Pete Guest Award, Bat Workers Forum 2021 and National Bat Conference 2021
In this message we have news of: - A delay to the updated guidance to bat groups - A reminder that NE licensed bat workers need to return their annual report soon - Vacancies on the BCT Board of Trustees - An update below on 2021 membership renewals. - The latest BCT Bat group Bulletin, which includes details of the annual NBMP report
In this message we have: Details of our recent Zoom AGM, including the minutes An update below on 2021 membership renewals. The latest BCT Bat group Bulletin, which includes news that updated guidance for Bat Groups from the IUCN and BCT, may be with us as early as May.
We would like to invite all members to join us on Zoom for our 2021 AGM