12th August 2015
The newly published 'What works in conservation' is a resource which aims to support conservation decision-making by providing an assessment, based on the available scientific evidence, of what works and what does not work in conservation with a worldwide view.
17th July 2015
The public consultation phase of the European Commission's fitness check review of the Birds and Habitats Directives comes to an end on Friday 24 July. It is vital that as many people as possible make their voices heard in order to protect this important legislation.
16th July 2015
Virtually everyone who takes part in this survey whether at dusk or dawn manages to spot bats, and there's a good chance of seeing or hearing other wildlife as well, such a foxes, badgers and owls.
8th July 2015
Due to the London tube strike the National Bat Helpline will be operating a limited service from 3pm to 5.30pm on Wednesday 8th of July and from 9am to 5.30pm on Thursday 9th of July.
1st July 2015
Due to a legislative change the National Bat Helpline phone number is changing from 0845 1300 228 to 0345 1300 228. The main part of the number is exactly the same; just the prefix has changed. Callers should now dial 0345 1300 228 instead of 0845 1300 228.
17th June 2015
On Thursday the 11th of June the Bat Habitats Regulation Bill, originally presented as a private members bill on the House of Commons by Mr Christopher Chope MP, was revived by Lord Cormack in the House of Lords. Many of you rallied to the previous call to action and we are asking for your help once more since we believe this bill to be detrimental to bat conservation.
2nd June 2015
The Romanian Bat Protection Association has visited the Bat Conservation Trust offices in London to learn all about the National Bat Helpline in order to set up a helpline for bats in Romania.