Bat Conservation Trust – we are still open and here to support

19th March 2020

Understandably in these uncertain times we are all facing a variety of challenges and we want you to know that our bat conservation work will continue, although there will need to be some changes to the way we work.

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BCT Trustee awarded ‘Highly Commended’ for bat photo

BCT Trustee awarded ‘Highly Commended’ for bat photo

13th March 2020

A photo submitted by one of our Trustee’s to the Mammal Society’s Mammal Photographer of the Year competition has been Highly Commended by the judges

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What have bats ever done for us?

What have bats ever done for us?

25th February 2020

The potential association of COVID-19 with bats has led to some very wild claims in the media.

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BCT’s Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists – Good Practice Guidelines Consultation

BCT’s Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists – Good Practice Guidelines Consultation

19th February 2020

BCT is initiating a consultation regarding Bat Surveys for Professional Ecologists – Good Practice Guidelines, with a view to updating this document and publishing the 4th edition in spring 2021

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BCT is supporting a call to close wildlife markets

BCT is supporting a call to close wildlife markets

12th February 2020

Bat Conservation Trust has joined with 207 organisations and individuals to strongly encourage governments across the world to introduce and enforce legislation to close wildlife markets, particularly those at which trade in live animals is commonplace, and to introduce mechanisms designed to significantly and demonstrably reduce demand for live wild animals and products derived from them.

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Lesser horseshoe bat found in the Isle of Man

Lesser horseshoe bat found in the Isle of Man

7th February 2020

The Manx Bat Group is very excited to announce that it has recently recorded the presence of lesser horseshoe bats in the island

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Exiting from the EU

Exiting from the EU

31st January 2020

The basic underlying legislation, that we have relied on, remains in place.

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Obituary: Tony Lane – Passionate about bats

Obituary: Tony Lane – Passionate about bats

29th January 2020

Tony Lane, founder of East Yorkshire Bat Group, sadly died in December 2019

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