Certificate of Bat Acoustics Analysis - online, available to start now

20th January 2022

“Superb training, with really illuminating illustrations and everything explained in a clear and accessible way.” - Philip Briggs, Monitoring Manager, Bat Conservation Trust

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Consultant's Forum

27th January 2022

In September each year BCT convenes a Consultant’s Forum where consultants gather to hear about BCT’s work and discuss current issues. This year the Consultant's Forum is being held online. Free - optional donation to support BCT's vital work to conserve bats

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Batty Sketch-a-long

27th January 2022

Would you like to learn to draw a bat?

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Scoping surveys for Arborists - online

1st February 2022

"Very good introduction to bats in relation to ecology, the law and tree use." Course participant, 2017 Adapted for online delivery, this Lantra-accredited course, developed by the Bat Conservation Trust and supported by the Arboricultural Association, will enable participants to carry out tree works with consideration for the potential effects on bats and their habitats. Enquire for discount details: training@bats.org.uk

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Wales Bat Worker's Day

12th February 2022

The Wales Bat Worker's Day is aimed at anyone with an interest in bats. It provides a good opportunity for meeting with others who are involved with bat work as well as developing knowledge and skills that can support local bat conservation. It will take place online on Saturday 12 February and will include an exciting programme of talks and workshops as well as the Wales Bat Workers' Forum (an opportunity for Welsh bat workers to provide feedback to BCT and NRW and discuss priorities for bat conservation in Wales).

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Bats in Traditional Buildings - Online

24th February 2022

Bat awareness is important for anyone who is responsible for buildings and their renovation/development/maintenance/design, including builders, surveyors, architects and pest controllers.

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Rock climbing and bat ecology: conservation, citizen science

25th February 2022

Bat Conservation Trust and the Glamorgan Bat Group welcome bat biologists Rob Schorr and Henry Andrews to discuss the cliff ecology of bats. As bat populations have declined worldwide, biologists and land managers need new tools to understand where to monitor and conserve populations. Schorr is the director of Climbers for Bat Conservation, which is developing relationships with rock climbers to find bats. Andrews is the director of Bat Rock Habitat Key and author of Bat Roosts in Rock to help identify and describe rock-roosting habitat for bats.

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Spring into Action (online)

5th March 2022

This is a day of online workshops for anyone interested in bat conservation. It offers attendees an opportunity to learn new practical skills, improve on their existing ones and to meet other bat enthusiasts. A wide range of workshops are offered, to suit beginners to bat work and those with more experience.

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