The group received a nice letter today from the CEO of the Bat Conservation Trust, to thank us for our donation to the project to create a national database of Bat ring numbers.
Lots to update you on this month, with reports, and an urgent request from help from the BCT. The group received an URGENT call to action from the BCT this week regarding the government’s centrepiece environmental legislation, the Environment Bill.
We may be coming towards the end of the Bat season, but there is still lots going on, Walks, Bat Boxes and latest BCT news in this email.
There is lots going on at the moment, with the NBMP Field Surveys just finishing, and the British Bat Surveys underway. The Waterways surveys are due to start soon, and the Bats in Churches survey has kicked off, so there are lots of chances to get involved.
The survey season is now well underway, the National Bat Monitoring Program (NBMP) Roost emergence surveys have just finished, while the Field Surveys are just starting.
It is the batty time of year, with lots of bats out, and activities going on.
The busy time of year is coming up, and in this newsletter, we have lots of opportunities to get involved in surveys
First events of the year, AGM minutes and BCT Update
The Somerset Bat group now has three sets of Detectors that we can use for public Bat walks
Results of the last Brue Valley Survey are in. The culmination of "our 5 year mission". What bats did we hear, and where were they? Have a read of the report to find out. Brue Valley 2017 Big Bat Survey Report With many thanks to: all the volunteers that took part, the landowners that allowed … Continue reading Brue Valley 2017 Big Bat Survey Report