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Events and training

Whether you are a bat-beginner or an expert you are sure to find an event for you in the listing below. Year round the Bat Conservation Trust, local bat groups as well as conservation and community organisations arrange bat events across the UK  from training courses  to bat walks for families. 

Highlights in 2015:

There are regional conferences aimed at bat enthusiasts taking place in the South West and North of England this Spring.

There are a range of training courses aimed at both professionals and volunteers.

BCT holds an international symposium every year that focusses on particular aspects relating to wildlife conservation in the professional sector. For 2015 the topic was Wildlife and Transport Infrastructure.

There are conferences being run in Wales (in June) and in Scotland (in November).

The National Bat Conference is the biggest event in the bat calendar!

International Bat Night a nationwide celebration of bats coordinated by BCT over the last weekend of August.

Discover batty things happening near you!

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Upcoming bat events

  1. Surveying for bats

    An ideal follow-up to Bat Ecology and Conservation and Using Bat Detectors, it will give you the knowledge and skills to plan professional bat surveys, and learn practical survey skills and field sign identification.

    England - South West

    When?
    Start: 26/05/2015 09:15
    End: 27/05/2015 17:30

  2. Introductory Bat Detector Workshop, Wiltshire, May 2015

    This introductory bat detector workshop involves an evening classroom session followed by a practical field session starting around dusk. Bat sounds are broken down into four elements in order to train people's sonic memory and aid species identification using a heterodyne bat detector in the field.

    England - South West

    When?
    Start: 27/05/2015 18:30
    End: 27/05/2015 22:15

  3. Introductory Bat Detector Workshop, Ayrshire, May 2015

    This introductory bat detector workshop involves an evening classroom session followed by a practical field session starting around dusk. Bat sounds are broken down into four elements in order to train people's sonic memory and aid species identification using a heterodyne bat detector in the field.

    Scotland

    When?
    Start: 27/05/2015 19:15
    End: 27/05/2015 23:00

  4. Introductory bat detector workshop, Herefordshire, May 2015

    This introductory bat detector workshop involves an evening classroom session followed by a practical field session starting around dusk. Bat sounds are broken down into four elements in order to train people's sonic memory and aid species identification using a heterodyne bat detector in the field.

    England - West Midlands

    When?
    Start: 29/05/2015 18:45
    End: 29/05/2015 22:30

  5. Introductory bat detector workshop, Manchester, May 2015

    This introductory bat detector workshop involves a classroom session followed by a practical field session starting around dusk. Bat sounds are broken down into four elements in order to train people's sonic memory and aid species identification using a heterodyne bat detector in the field.

    England - North West

    When?
    Start: 30/05/2015 16:30
    End: 30/05/2015 23:30

  6. Mitigation

    This one day course, developed and delivered by Dr Sandie Sowler, is intended for those who require an in-depth look at bat mitigation strategies that both have and haven’t worked.

    England - South West

    When?
    Start: 02/06/2015 09:30
    End: 02/06/2015 16:30

  7. Introductory bat detector workshop, Dorset, June 2015

    This introductory bat detector workshop involves an evening classroom session followed by a practical field session starting around dusk. Bat sounds are broken down into four elements in order to train people's sonic memory and aid species identification using a heterodyne bat detector in the field.

    England - South West

    When?
    Start: 05/06/2015 18:45
    End: 05/06/2015 22:30

  8. Wales Bat Conference 2015

    In a joint venture between Dyfed Bat Group and Bat Conservation Trust (Wales), we invite you to join us at the National Trusts’ Stackpole Centre, Pembrokeshire, west Wales for a fun-filled and informative weekend.

    Wales

    When?
    Start: 06/06/2015 09:00
    End: 07/06/2015 15:30

  9. Evening Bat Walk (North London)

    Enter the mysterious and fascinating world of bats! Setting out at dusk, you will be led by experts from the North London Bat Group to get a closer look at these fascinating creatures as they hunt in Trent Park.

    England - South East

    When?
    Start: 12/07/2015 21:00
    End: 12/07/2015 23:00

  10. Surveying for bats

    An ideal follow-up to Bat Ecology and Conservation and Using Bat Detectors, it will give you the knowledge and skills to plan professional bat surveys, and learn practical survey skills and field sign identification.

    England - West Midlands

    When?
    Start: 28/07/2015 09:15
    End: 29/07/2015 17:30

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