East of England Conference
Date of next event: Spring 2014
Date and venue of last event: Saturday 14th April 2012 at Ickworth House, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
Attended by: 90 bat workers and bat enthusiasts, living and working in the East of England.
Sponsored by: NHBS
Programme from last event:
- Bats and Woodlands – Carol Williams, Bat Conservation Trust Church surveying in Essex: working with the Diocese, architects and contractors – Roger and Sylvia Jiggins, Essex Bat Group
- Mitigation for Bats: the National Trust Experience – Joanne Hodgkins, the National Trust
- Bat Detector Surveys: The Suffolk Bat Group Way – Arthur Rivett, Suffolk Bat Group
- The National Bats and Wind Turbines Project – Ali Moyle, University of Exeter
- Bats for All - Dan Merrett, BCT Count Bat Project
- Updates from some of the East of England Bat Groups
- Priorities Feedback Session
- Delegates attended one of six 90 minute workshops on subjects such as: an introduction to sound analysis; AnaBat™; bats and churches bats and trees, surveying buildings, and bat care.
Delegates highlighted the following areas of work during the'priorities' open discussion session:
- Training for Volunteer Bat Workers
- Biodiversity Off-setting
- Natural England Ladders
Many thanks to NHBS for supporting this event.
For more information about the East of England Regional Conferences please email Lisa Worledge at: firstname.lastname@example.org