Archive – 2015 events

Saturday 18th April  2pm for 2:30pm start – SBG AGM

Subscriptions due for 2015  & Programme.  Adel Avery (Secretary) to collect £5 per member (includes all members at same address) or post cheque to Adel

  • SWT Callow Rock Offices, Shipham, nr Cheddar.  Grid ref ST 448 560

Saturday 23rd May   10am > 3.30pm – Bat box checks at Ham Wall & Shapwick Heath

  • Leader: Paul Kennedy 01823 652749/0781 2442631 –
  • Meet:  Ham Wall/Shapwick car park (Ashcott Corner) Grid Ref ST449 397

Friday June 26th  7.15pm > 11pm  – BLACKDOWNS BIG BAT SURVEY,  TRAINING WORKSHOP

  • Booking  ring Cathy Horsley 01823 652424
  • Meet: Churchinford Cricket Pavilion, TA3 7RA

Tuesday 14th July 7pm > 11pm – Exmoor Bat Survey – Simonsbath 1 NBMP

Join in National Bat Monitoring event, BBQ, training & bat detectors provided.

  • Booking -Bea Davis, 01398 322278
  • Meet: Simonsbath Sawmill, TA24 7SH, park Ashcombe Car Park

Friday  17th July  7.30pm > 12.00pm  – BLACKDOWNS BIG BAT SURVEY

  • Booking, ring Cathy Horsley 01823 652424
  • Meet:  Churchinford Cricket Pavilion, TA3 7RA

Friday 24th July 8.30pm > 10.45pm – Shapwick Heath NNR/Natural England Bat walk

Public event, bat group support needed.

  • Leader: Paul
  • Meet: Avalon Marshes centre, Westhay,  ST426 413

Tuesday 28th July  7pm > 11pm – Exmoor Bat Survey, Simonsbath 2, NBMP

  • See 14th July for details.
  • Simonsbath Sawmill,TA24 7SH

Friday 14th August  7.30pm – BRUE VALLEY BIG BAT SURVEY (3rd year)

Westhay, Glastonbury.  Contact Adel Avery: to volunteer or to lead a transect (aiming to re-survey at least 10 transects).

  • Details tbc
  • Meet: the Avalon Marshes centre  ST426 413

Saturday 15th August 8pm > 10pm – Bat Walk

Discover bats public event. Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor. Bat group members support please.

  • Alastair Blake –
  • Camping available if booked Alex Forster
  • Meet by café, Wimbleball Lake  TA22 9NU

Tuesday 25th August  7.45 > 10.30pm – Bat Walk

Wells and Mendip SWT group, Bishops  Palace, Wells. Public event, bat group support welcome.  Meet by gatehouse over moat.

  • Leader David Cottle (01749 674257)
  • Meet: Bishop’s Palace, Wells, BA52PD, parking in nearby market square or on Silver St.

Saturday 29th August  7.45pm – International Bat Night Bat Walk

RSPB event at Swell Wood reserve. Public event, bat group members support welcome. It is accessed from the A378 Langport road between the villages of Fivehead and Curry Rivel (brown sign one mile east of Fivehead).

  • Grid reference: ST360238  near Taunton, Somerset

Saturday 29th August 7.30 > 9.30pm  Bat Walk – Dunster Estate, International Bat Night

Join Crown Estate foresters to look for bats around Dunster Estate.

  • Andy Player 01643 821309
  • Gallox Bridge, Dunster

Friday 11th September 7.15 > 9.30pm – Bat Walk  Burrington

Black Down Project, Mendip Hills AONB public event.

  • Leader: Adel Avery
  • Meet bottom car park by toilet block, Burrington Combe

Saturday  19th September 10am – Great Breach Bat Box checks

Great Breach Wood, Westhay & Catcott

  • Leader Paul Kennedy 01823 652749/0781 2442631
    • Grid ref for Great Breach ST507 325,
    • Grid ref Westhay ST456 437
    • Catcott ST399414