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Bats for All - Resource Pack

Over 4 years, from 2008 to 2012, the Bat Conservation Trust's Count Bat Project worked with a wide range of audiences, organisations and volunteer groups across England to give everyone, everywhere the chance to discover the world of bats and get involved in their conservation.

Drawn from our experience, advice from experts, bat groups and partners this resource pack is here to help you run bat events and projects with your local community. We hope you will find it useful. 

Simply fill in the form below and download the pack.


Resources to run bat events for all

Working with Communities

  • Short films
  • Accessibility guides
  • Detailed case studies
Showcasing our community work with useful hints and tips from event leaders and accessibility experts

Running Bat Activities

  • Bat walk and talk (including a presentation)
  • Bat box workshop
  • Bat games and batty crafts (activity sheets)
  • Bats at school
  • Gardening for bats
  • Risk assessments and evaluation guidance
Resources to organise enjoyable and accessible  bat events with your local community

Raising Awareness of Bats

  • Posters
  • Displays
  • Bat sounds and music
Resources to communicate about bats to a wide audience

IMPORTANT: For the pack content to work (including the Interactive Manual) you need to unzip or extract (simply cut and paste in a new folder) the content of the downloaded zipped folder.

If you have any compatibility or other issues with reading or opening files within the pack, please consult the Help section of the Interactive Manual or download this document.

Bats for all pack download

NB: the pack is a zipped folder (117 MB)

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