BCT Christmas Card 2021

End of year bumper update – 23rd Dec 2021

We would like to wish all members of the group a superb festive season and a very batty new year. It is a bumper message this time, which includes: The latest bat group Bulletin from the BCT: 22nd December 2021 – #197 Consultation on Handling of Bat Care Related Calls A Call to Action for … Continue reading End of year bumper update – 23rd Dec 2021

Bat update – 30th Nov 2021

In this message we have: - The most recent Bat Group Buletin from the BCT - News that a coronavirus related to the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans has been found in UK horseshoe bats - A request for help from BBC Wildlife Magazine on UK vagrant bats

Frome FROGs Bat Walk Sept21

The return of the bat walk – 26th Sept 21

In this message we have: Reports from several bat walks that have been led by members this month. An update on the Mendip bat swarming project. Vincent Wildlife Trust are asking for bat group help at Shapwick Heath next week. A request for help with the BCT Volunteer Bat Care Helpline. The latest bat group … Continue reading The return of the bat walk – 26th Sept 21

Updated guidance for bat groups, Bat workers forum – 22Aug21

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.

Upcoming bat group events, Vote for Edward and Helen – 8Aug21

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.

We need your help – Greater Horseshoe radio tracking and Bat events

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

SBG news 29May21

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