Monthly Archives: January 2012
Last night we were giving a talk for a beaver group. I used a talk I had used many times before and which has e sween by literally thousands of youngsters. So I was a bit nonplussed when on putting … Continue reading
White nose syndrome has had a devestating effect on cave dwelling American bats. We know that the causative agent in a fungus called Geomyces destructans. http://www.nwhc.usgs.gov/disease_information/white-nose_syndrome/ We knew that this fungus was present in Europe but Europeann bats seemed to … Continue reading
This is what passes as the quiet time of year. We’ve had another flurry of bookings for talks. Looking at the diary we are booked to do five in the next month, which is a lot for February. So must … Continue reading
The Bat Conservation Trust has just put pdfs of some of the talks at the Autumn Bat Care Conference onto their website. These will be of interest to any one involved in bat care. Bat care is very demanding and … Continue reading
A householder was having trouble with mice chewing through cables and called in pest control firm. As well as mouse droppings they also found bat droppings. We went over to have a look and though there were no bats to … Continue reading
Just had to share this picture taken by Aidan Matthews during a box checking session in June last year.
This year is the Chines Year of the Dragon and it is also the International Year of the Bat I just loved this card . Bats are a sign of good fortune in China and nd were often embroidered onto … Continue reading