Bat species at risk of extinction

Bat species at risk of extinction

30th July 2020

The first official IUCN Red List for British Mammals shows that four of the 11 mammal species native to Britain classified as being at imminent risk of extinction are bats

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Get busy this weekend helping us solve some of Scotland’s bat mysteries

24th July 2020

We are appealing for volunteers to help fill in missing knowledge on Scotland’s elusive bats.

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Natural England, District Level Licensing and Bats

9th July 2020

District Level Licensing and Bats

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Natural England response to BCT's HS2 statement of 12th June 2020

9th July 2020

We have received a response to our previous news piece “HS2 Phase One Construction Cause for Concern” along with a Licensing and HS2 information note.

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Response to the Prime Ministers “Build, Build, Build” Speech

Response to the Prime Ministers “Build, Build, Build” Speech

3rd July 2020

Like many others, we listened to the Prime Minister’s statement with great anticipation. As we build back from the current crisis, it is critical that we create a green recovery in order to avert the urgent and far bigger environmental crises of our time. Investing in a green recovery will bring huge benefits to people and wildlife alike.

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Helpline heroes rescue 63 baby bats struck by heat wave

Helpline heroes rescue 63 baby bats struck by heat wave

1st July 2020

Bat rescuers have been called out to an unusual case of 63 baby bats found in daylight and struggling in the heat wave this week.

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IUCN Bat Specialist Group recommended strategy for bat researchers during COVID-19 pandemic

IUCN Bat Specialist Group recommended strategy for bat researchers during COVID-19 pandemic

30th June 2020

We don’t yet know whether humans can pass SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) to wild animals but wildlife researchers are being asked to take appropriate precautions until scientists understand more about transmission risks from humans to other animals [updated 22/07/20 with MAP Decision Tree].

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The Time is NOW - Mass Virtual Lobby for a Green Recovery

The Time is NOW - Mass Virtual Lobby for a Green Recovery

25th June 2020

We want to make sure that whatever steps the government decided to take with the Environment Bill, it benefits people, the environment and wildlife, including of course bats. That is why we are asking you to join us in a second, virtual The Time is Now mass lobby of MPs on 30 June.

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