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North of England Conference

Date of next event: 6th May 2017

Venue: Gateshead College, Gateshead

Booking: Will be open in Mid-March

This is a day event for bat workers and bat enthusiasts who live or work in the North of England or who are members of bat groups in the region. The area covered includes: County Durham, Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire, Cumbria, Northumberland and Yorkshire.

Full address and map of the venue location

Parking will be available at the venue with a charge of £5.50. 

Exact timings for the day are to be confirmed but registration will open around 9am, talks will begin around 9.45am, and the day will end by 5pm.

The day's highlights will be tweeted using #NorthBatConf

This event is sponsored by:

      Wildlife Acoustics    

The programme: tbc

  • An update on the work of the Bat Conservation Trust - Joe Nunez-Mino, Director of Communications & Fundraising, BCT
  • Five minute bat group spotlight sessions will be scheduled between the main talks
  • A final afternoon session will discuss the priorities for bat conservation in the North of England.

Workshops: tbc

Delegates will be able to choose one 90 minute workshop. Workshops include: Bat handling, Wildlife Acoustics Product Workshop, European bat box database, A beginners guide to social media and Bat identification. 

Exhibitor stands will include: tbc

Wildlife Acoustics, NHBS, Titley, Wildcare and BCT. There will also be displays for the Helpline, and some of the North of England Bat Groups.

If you have any questions about the North of England Bat Conference, or any other English regional conferences, please contact Becky Wilson by email

Find out more

North of England Conference Programme (464 KB) - 20/04/15
Full programme with abstracts for talks and workshop descriptions for the one-day North of England Bat Conference that took place on Saturday 18th April 2015 Lancaster University, Lancashire.

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