This award is given in memory of Pete Guest who was an inspirational figure in the bat conservation movement for more than 20 years. Each year, the bat world is invited to nominate individuals who have made an outstanding practical contribution to bat conservation.

The criteria for the award include: dedication, innovation, enthusiasm and inspiration in making a difference, both to bats and to people, helping make BCT's vision become a reality.

In 2019, the award was presented to Gail Armstrong.

2019 Nominees and Voting

Pete Guest Award 2020 – Nominations and voting will be announced later this year.

Voting will close in August for the winner to be announced at the National Bat Conference in September.

If you have any questions about the voting process please don’t hesitate to get in touch (email: or call 020 7820 7193).

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