Tag Archives: Bat Conservation Trust

Bats at Stotfold Mill

Stotlfold Mill on the River Ivel was burnt down in 1992 but has been lovingly restored by a group of enthusiasts.  On Saturday we went to talk about bat to group of youngsters that meet there.  We took our captive … Continue reading

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Bats and churches

Bats are common occupants of churches and in many cases peacefully coexist with parishioners. Recently there has been a lot in the press about the bat ” problem” in churches.  preventing people from being able to worship. Bat Conversation Trust’s … Continue reading

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Bat Conservation Trust Regional Conference

Booking is now open for the Bat C0nservation Trust’s  East of England conference on April 14th. This was last held two years ago and this should be another  good day The 2012 East of England Bat Conference will take place at:   The … Continue reading

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Jeremy Deller: Joy in People 22 February – 13 May 2012

Jeremy Deller has a major retrospective at the Hayward Gallery at the moment. The last room in the exhibition is devoted to a 3D film of flying bats made in Texas, See an audio slideshow  which gives you an idea … Continue reading

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Bat call in Dunstable

A call from the National Bat helpline sent us to a house in Dunstable where a bat flew out of the cavity wall when a window was being replaced. Builders know they must stop work if they find a bat … Continue reading

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Martin O’Connor to run workshop at Midlands BCT Regional Conference.

Bat group member has been asked to run a workshop about bats and trees at the forthcoming Bat Conservation Trust Regional Conference in the Midlands on  10th March 2012 at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swannick, Derbyshire.Seems only fair as he has … Continue reading

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Box building photogallery

Catching up with  photogalleries from the old web site again. This time I have put together a photo album of Kent Bat Box leaflet building sessions with schools and youth groups in Bedfordshire. We’ve been done this since 2007 the … Continue reading

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National Bat Monitoring Programme

Philip Briggs the National Bat Monitoring Projects Officer at the Bat Conservation Trust came and gave us a talk last night. It was fascinating to see how the data we collected fits into a much larger picture. Members already do … Continue reading

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Go Rhino Man

The Bat Conservation Trust’s Xavier Hamon worked long and hard on the Bat Conservation Trust’s Bats for All Resource pack. You might be forgiven for thinking that he would be putting his feet up. But no, he has another plan … Continue reading

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How to give bats a bad reputation

As bat workers, we invest a lot of time into trying to persuaded the public that there is nothing to be afraid of as far as bats are concerned. Sometimes it seems we are fighting a losing battle with the … Continue reading

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