New BCT Chief Executive announced

New BCT Chief Executive announced

16th July 2009

Julia Hanmer has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive.

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BCT response to the latest SNH bat lyssavirus monitoring results

3rd July 2009

The Bat Conservation Trust comments on the latest findings from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).

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Judicial Review leads to increased protection of bats

Judicial Review leads to increased protection of bats

17th June 2009

A High Court ruling has strengthened bat protection within the planning system.

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Land owner fined for destruction of pipistrelle bat roosts

Land owner fined for destruction of pipistrelle bat roosts

29th May 2009

The owner of a piece of land in Quorn, Leicestershire, was convicted of destruction of two pipistrelle bat roosts located under boarding on a small bungalow at Loughborough magistrates court on 18th May 2009.

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Chief Executive moving on

21st May 2009

Amy Coyte will be leaving her role as Chief Executive at the Bat Conservation Trust in August to work for the BBC Wildlife Fund.

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Update on wildlife crimes project

6th May 2009

In 2001 the Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) embarked on a project to collect data on crimes against bats in the UK.

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Book your place online for the 2009 National Bat Conference!

9th April 2009

The National Bat Conference will take place at the University of York between 18th and 20th September 2009, and we would love to see you there.

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BCT prepares defences against a deadly threat to bats

28th March 2009

BCT urgently needs to raise funds to prepare defences in the worst-case scenario that White-nose Syndrome, the mysterious condition that has killed hundreds of thousands of bats, is discovered in the UK or wider Europe.

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BCT welcomes new government wildlife crime priorities

2nd March 2009

The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) has welcomed news that bats are among animals earmarked top priorities in a strengthened fight against wildlife crime this year.

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