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Building Bat boxes in Bedford Schools 2012

Yesterday saw the last of our visit to Bedford Schools when we visited Beauchamps Middle School As per usual I did the talk (no one cried this time )and left Rangers Danny and Nicky to build the boxes. Later that … Continue reading

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More giraffes

  We went to do another box building session today and were once again greeted by a giraffe, and then we realised that just like last week, there were two of them. After I had done my talk Danny and … Continue reading

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Talk at Wootton Lower School

We were invited to speak to sixty youngsters at Wootton Lower School who were doing a topic on animals and the night. We had a good time and were able to answer most of the questions they asked us. I … Continue reading

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a busy week for talks

We’ve just done three talks in a week – a trip to Bedford Young Farmers, followed by a talk to Friends of Putnoe Wood We are planning to some¬† intensive survey work this season so it was good to meet … Continue reading

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Noctule roost at Putnoe wood blows over.

Having found a new roost at the weekend, it is now time to report the loss of another one. This tree was home to some Noctules in a Bedford Wood. It has recently fallen over.( You can see from the … 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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A new wood to explore.

We were contacted by the owner of a wood North of Bedford and asked if we would be interested at seeing what bats there were. As it is not far from some woodland with barbastelles in , we were keen … Continue reading

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Pipistrelles in boxes at Priory Country Park

Danny checked the boxes recently and found that he had ten pipistrelles in 5 boxes. Obviously the bats have decided it is warm enough to stay put

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Box building at Robert Bruce Middle School

Dec 6th An early start this morning as we did an assembly for 200 pupils this morning. They were a really friendly bunch and Bob and Jude left Danny and Laura to make bat boxes with 20 children. Some of … Continue reading

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National Bat Conference

Several of us have just got back from the National Bat Conference held this year at Warwick University. This is a great way to meet up with other bat minded people and catch up on both the gossip and developments … Continue reading

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