This course will provide a look at the primary legislation in relation to bats (focused on Scotland), important bat identification features and key aspects of bat ecology. A range of roost types for different species will be discussed and pointers will be given on what to look out for in roost identification. Key bat survey requirements and methods will be reviewed, to allow delegates to gain a greater understanding of required methods in relation to current good practice guidance.

Who Should Attend?

Ecology graduates and students, developers, planners, ecological consultants.

The trainer is also offering a second day/or more advanced course the following day on bat impacts and mitigation.

Knowledge Level


Learning Outcomes

  • Increased knowledge of legislation relating to bats (primarily Scotland)
  • Increased knowledge of scottish bat species, lifecycle and identification
  • Increased knowledge of bat roost types
  • Increased undertanding of bat survey methods
  • Increased awareness of how to identify a bat roost


Course fee includes refreshments throughout the day. Please bring your own packed lunch.

Start Date/Time Wednesday 6th November 2019 at 10:00am
End Date/Time Wednesday 6th November 2019 at 5:00pm

Cathedral Halls

Cathedral Halls Dunblane

FK15 0AQ

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Cost £180.00
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Organiser CIEEM