24th August 2019
Guided bat walk at Appley Park, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Free of charge (donations welcome). Registration event, please register via firstname.lastname@example.org or 07867774104 (places will be limited) More details will be on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Nonprofit-Organization/Isle-of-Wight-Bat-Group-401162136936857/
28th August 2019
Going Batty at Grimsdyke and Gilbert's Orchard. An evening walk for our flying furry friends. Bring torches and bat detectors if you have them. Meet in the Hotel Car Park HA3 3SH TQ14197 92883. £5 charge per person at the gate.
31st August 2019
This event is open to the public and costs £2 for Adults, £1 for children paid on the night. Sorry no dogs on this walk. The meeting point is outside the Woodland Centre by the beach at Ruislip Lido at 8:00pm and we will finish around 10pm. (Ruislip Lido car park closes at 9pm so please make alternative parking arrangements). Bring a torch and a bat detector if you have one. Check twitter for updates: @RuislipWoods in case it has rained 2 hours prior to the walk.
1st October 2019
Bat walk. Meet in Old Redding Car Park TQ14339 92588
15th October 2019
This one day course builds on participants' existing knowledge and provides an understanding of trees and the techniques needed to survey them for bats effectively. The course combines theoretical classroom sessions with a practical exercise outside. Course content includes: - Legislation regarding trees and bat roosts - Use of trees by bats - Survey methodologies - H&S requirements for safe tree surveys - How to recognise signs of bat usage in trees - Evaluate potential tree roosts - An initial tree survey for bat roosts and use of appropriate survey equipment Prior knowledge: Please note that this is not a basic level course. It is assumed that participants will have attended Bat Ecology and Conservation, Surveying for Bats and Interpreting Your Bat Surveys, or have the equivalent skills and knowledge. Professional Training Standards met by course: Foundation Knowledge 1.5, Legislation, Licensing & Planning: 2.2 & 2.4, Preparation & Planning of Surveys 3.1-3.2, Survey Techniques & Equipment 4.3, Mitigating for Developmental Impacts 7.1-7.2