BatChat is the Podcast from the Bat Conservation Trust. Designed for its members and the wider bat conservation community and presented by Steve Roe, BCT's Trustee and Vice-Chair of Derbyshire Bat Group, it talks to the experts as well as local heroes to bring you the stories from the bat conservation movement.

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A new episode is published every other Wednesday.

Season 1

  • Episode 1, 20th November 2019: The Past, Present & Future of Bat Conservation with Shirley Thompson MBE
  • Episode 2, 20th November 2019: Back from the Brink with Craig Dunton & The Big Bat Year with Nils Bouillard
  • Episode 3, 20th November 2019: Woodchester Mansion with Dr Ray Canham & Dr Roger Ransome
  • Episode 4, 4th December 2019: Nathusius' Enthusiasts with Daniel Hargreaves
  • Episode 5, 18th December 2019: A wonderful weekend in Wales
  • Episode 6, 8th January 2020: Natural History Museum - Part 1
  • Episode 7, 22nd January 2020: Natural History Museum - Part 2
  • Episode 8, 5th February 2020: James Shipman
  • Episode 9 , 19th February 2020: A Churnet Chiroptera Conundrum
  • Episode 10, 4th March 2020, Life as an Island Bat Group
  • Episode 11, 18th March 2020, Bats and Trees with Jim Mullholland