New guide for Planners on Biodiversity in Planning

New guide for Planners on Biodiversity in Planning

15th November 2019

In the face of growing street protests and alarming news reports about global species decline, what can planning authorities do to address the biodiversity crisis? A new RTPI Practice Advice Note aims to help...

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Vote now to help us receive £100k

Vote now to help us receive £100k

1st November 2019

Bat Conservation Trust has been selected to compete to win £100K donation from Animal Friends Pet Insurance.

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Invitation to tender for the Bats in Churches project evaluation

Invitation to tender for the Bats in Churches project evaluation

31st October 2019

We are seeking an evaluator for a exciting and innovative project. Can you help?

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Blocking of potential roost features in trees

Blocking of potential roost features in trees

30th October 2019

BCT has become concerned at reports of potential roost features (PRFs) in trees being blocked in advance of non-forestry operations to remove trees. This could have an adverse impact on bats.

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Bat Crime Report released

Bat Crime Report released

18th October 2019

Man sentenced for destroying a bat roost in Shaftesbury

Man sentenced for destroying a bat roost in Shaftesbury

16th October 2019

Bournemouth Crown Court sentenced and imposed a Proceeds of Crime Act confiscation order for the destruction of a Natterer's bat roost

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Best Parliamentary Champion 2019 - Helen Hayes MP

Best Parliamentary Champion 2019 - Helen Hayes MP

15th October 2019

Best Parliamentary MP Species Champion 2019 was awarded to Helen Hayes MP as species champion for the common pipistrelle.

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Greater horseshoe bat rediscovered in Kent

Greater horseshoe bat rediscovered in Kent

4th October 2019

We are excited to announce that the rare greater horseshoe bat has recently been recorded in Kent for the first time in over 100 years

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"Thermal Imaging: Bat Survey Guidelines" published

"Thermal Imaging: Bat Survey Guidelines" published

19th September 2019

New guidelines for the use Thermal Imaging for Bat Surveys.

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