Resources For Bat Groups
If you are a member of a Partner Group, contact your group coordinator(s) for the username and password to the Partner Group section of our website. The Partner Group pages include:
information about local funding sources and how to access them;
downloadable resources such as the latest issue of Bat News, Young Bat Worker and the partner group logos; guidance and support documents on a range of topics, including registering as a charity, getting your voice heard in the planning system, and writing a news release.
Read in full what resources Partner and Network Groups have access to.
Documents/links that all bat groups may find useful:
Bats for All resource pack - resources for organising a range of community events for different groups.
Establishing and Formalising a Group - information on defining roles, producing a development plan and charity registration.
Insurance - details of insurance cover provided through BCT, example risk assessments and alternative sources of cover.
Representation in BCT - for details of how members of your group can share their views with BCT, irrespective of which relationship category the group has opted for.
Leaflet Order Form - most of BCT's publications and leaflets are available free of charge for use at events and shows, or for distribution amongst members, and can be ordered on request.
Bat Worker Forum - details of the annual forum, which is open to all bat enthusiasts. This includes the terms of reference for the meeting, an example agenda and minutes from the last forum.
Pete Guest Award - details of the award given in memory of Pete Guest who was an inspirational figure in the bat conservation movement for more than 20 years. Each year, the bat world is invited to nominate individuals who have made an outstanding practical contribution to bat conservation.
Complaints Procedure for bat groups - If you have a complaint, it is always best to speak to the BCT employee concerned in the first instance. Our staff will welcome the opportunity to discuss, and work towards resolving, any concerns you may have. However, the response does not satisfy the group, please see our complaints procedure for details of how to proceed.
(including details of the optional insurance policy).
Frequently Asked Questions about Partner and Network relationships with BCT.