Whether you are a bat-beginner or an expert you are sure to find an event to interest you in the listings 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.

You will soon be able to add your events on our website yourself but for the time being please do email comms@bats.org.uk with details of your event: name of event, date, time and location, who is it aimed for, is it a paid event (if so how much per person), do people need to book (and where), contact details for the organiser for people who have question, website of the event if there is one.

Further information about the Bat Conservation Trust's Training Courses and Conferences & Symposia.

Wildlife Acoustics Kaleidoscope Pro - Manchester

25th February 2020

A one day course aimed at ecological consultants, the course will focus on both the free and full versions of Kaleidoscope and its ability to analyse large data sets. The course will be led by Wildlife Acoustics' Paul Howden-Leach, an expert in Kaleidoscope Pro. All profits from the course will go to the Bat Conservation Trust.

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Thermal Aided Bat Surveys Training Course

11th March 2020

This one-day course is designed for those with bat survey experience who would like to add thermal imaging techniques to aid them in their bat survey work. This is a classroom-based course with an optional practical element and is delivered in line with the Thermal Imaging: Bat Survey Guidelines. Course content includes: - Introduction to thermal imaging - Discussion of the forthcoming “Thermal Imaging Bat Survey Guidelines” - Equipment selection - Survey applications - Survey planning - Survey operations There will also be an optional thermal aided bat survey practical evening after the course for those who are able to attend. Tutor: Dr Kayleigh Fawcett-Williams, KFW Scientific and Creative

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Wildlife Acoustics Kaleidoscope Pro - Cardiff

31st March 2020

A one day course aimed at ecological consultants, the course will focus on both the free and full versions of Kaleidoscope and its ability to analyse large data sets. The course will be led by Wildlife Acoustics' Paul Howden-Leach, an expert in Kaleidoscope Pro. All profits from the course will go to the Bat Conservation Trust.

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Bats for Building Professionals

2nd April 2020

This awareness course is aimed at anyone who is responsible for buildings and their renovation/development/maintenance, and those who carry out such work, including builders, surveyors, architects and pest controllers. This course will ensure that participants are aware of their responsibilities with regard to bats and are able to recognise the basic signs of potential roosts.

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Surveying for Bats

7th April 2020

This 2 day course will give you the knowledge and skills to plan professional bat surveys, as well as developing practical survey skills and field sign identification.

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Using bat detectors

14th May 2020

This one day course offers an introduction to the use of bat detectors for professional bat surveys with an optional bat walk in the evening.

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Bat Ecology and Conservation

15th May 2020

This one-day course is designed for those new to bat work. You will be given a comprehensive foundation to bat biology, ecology and conservation.

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Wildlife Acoustics Kaleidoscope Pro - Bristol

20th October 2020

A one day course aimed at ecological consultants, the course will focus on both the free and full versions of Kaleidoscope and its ability to analyse large data sets. The course will be led by Wildlife Acoustics' Paul Howden-Leach, an expert in Kaleidoscope Pro. All profits from the course will go to the Bat Conservation Trust.

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