Gardening for Bats Events

6th July 2017

An update on gardening for bats events. With an insight into Gardeners World Live 2017 and the Celebrity Theatre at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2017.

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Bobby the Brown Long-Eared Bat

6th July 2017

It has been one year since Bobby the Brown Long-Eared Bat flew off the shelf and was introduced to the world. This incredible little book written and published by Angela Mills, and illustrated by the talented wildlife artist Kate Wyatt, is a beautiful depiction of the life of a Brown Long-Eared bat.

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Bat Habitats Regulation Bill (HL 2017)

3rd July 2017

Bat Conservation Trust are aware of a private members bill (Bat Habitats Regulation Bill) sponsored by Lord Cormack that will have its first reading in the House of Commons on 3 July 2017. We believe that this bill is impractical and would be disastrous for bat populations.

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Smart detectors to monitor urban bat life

29th June 2017

The activity of urban bats in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) in London is being monitored in real-time using new, automated smart detectors that have been developed and installed by UCL and Intel scientists in collaboration with Arup, the Bat Conservation Trust, and the London Wildlife Trust.

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Speaking up for bats

31st May 2017

If you care about the conservation of bats then here are three targeted questions you can put to your local candidates

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Wild pup Twitter competition

23rd May 2017

Wild pup Twitter competition

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Winner of the Kate Barlow Award 2017

12th May 2017

It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce that Kristen Lear (PhD student at the University of Georgia) is the first recipient of the Kate Barlow Award.

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Convictions for bat crime at Leamington Spa Magistrates Court

4th May 2017

On Tuesday 11th April 2017 Magistrates sitting at Leamington Spa Court heard a case relating to the destruction of a bat roost. In passing sentence, in the opinion of the Bat Conservation Trust, they did great disservice to bat conservation and the wider fight against wildlife crime.

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