Back Issues of the Bat Group Bulletin

Please see below for a rolling 12-months worth of Bat Group Bulletins (in PDF format) so that bat group members can easily access the latest edition as well as older editions.

The Bulletins are also sent to bat group contacts for onward dissemination to bat group members.

For any questions about the Bat Group Bulletins please contact Colin Morris.


Contents of No. 167: 28 June 2019

1. The Pete Guest Award. Nomination date deadline extended to 8th July.
2. Bats in Churches Study goes live!
3. The Vincent Weir Scientific Award. Nomination date deadline extended to 5th July.
4. Update on Modern Roofing Materials.
5. Update on The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018.
6. National shortage of Mealworms.
7. International Bat Night, posters available.
8. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Batty Media.
9. Key Dates for Your Diary.

Contents of No. 166: 30 May 2019

1. Pete Guest Award – Nominations.
2. Kate Barlow Award Winner 2019.
3. National Bats in Churches Survey.
4. VOGAB Bat Group Crowdfunding Appeal.
5. Alderney Bat Week 20-27th July.
6. URGENT NBMP Volunteers wanted for unallocated sites.
7. Bat walk leaders wanted by the National Trust.
8. The Time is NOW - Mass Lobbying event in London.
9. Call for Donations of Bat Research Equipment.
10. The Use of Netting around Potential Roosts.
11. Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Checks.
12. BCT Training Courses. ABST. QGIS. Bearing Witness for Wildlife.
13. National Bat Helpline – Out of Hours Service.
14. Animal Friends Insurance supporting the National Bat Helpline – Thank you!
15. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Batty Media.
16. Key Dates for Your Diary.

Contents of No. 165: 30 April 2019

1. National Bat Conference 2019 – Bookings Open.
2. London Property Developer Fined.
3. Bats and Artificial Lighting Symposium – A Few Places Remaining.
4. The Vincent Weir Scientific Award – Nominations Open.
5. Partner Bat Group Support Fund Awards.
6. Natural England VBRV Train the Trainer Course Update.
7. Natural England Charging for Bat Mitigation Licencing.
8. Secretary of State Asks Developers to Consider Impacts to Wildlife.
9. Dead Bats for Sale Information.
10. Baby Bat Calls – A Request for Recordings.
11. UK Bat Care Network News.
12. Funding Opportunity from Ecclesiastical Insurance.
13. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Bat Media.
14. Key Dates for Your Diary (Events, Conferences & Training).

Contents of No. 164: 27 March 2019

1. NBMP Surveys – Find the right survey for you.
2. NBMP Survey sites up for grabs!
3. NBMP Champions within bat groups.
4. NBMP Training and workshops.
5. Changes to Helpline Rabies Disease Risk Management Service.
6. National Bat Conference 2019 – Bookings Open.
7. QGIS Training for Bat Groups.
8. Bats & Sticky Flypaper Petition.
9. New Chair of Natural England.
10. New Bats in Scotland Leaflet.
11. JustGiving Campaign to Support BCT Bat Care Network.
12. Change in Natural England Licence Reporting Deadlines – Correction.
13. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Batty Media.
14. Key Dates for Your Diary (Events, Conferences & Training).

Contents of No. 163: 28 February 2019

1. Bat Conservation Trust Board of Trustees Recruiting a New Chair.
2. Draft Environment Bill Consultation.
3. Help the Helpline this Summer – Volunteer for OOH!
4. Thames Valley Bat Crime Conviction.
5. Change in Natural England Licence Reporting Deadlines.
6. Manging Woodlands with Ash Dieback and Bats – Current Guidance & Recommendations.
7. Change in Natural England Licence Reporting Deadlines.
8. Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grants.
9. Natural England BatLine Newsletter Request for Content.
10. Just Giving Text Donations Closure.
11. Training in Project Management & Strategy Development for Conservationists.
12. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Batty Media.
13. Key Dates for Your Diary (Events, Conferences & Training).

Contents of No. 162: 18 January 2019

1. Two Vacancies at BCT (inc. Bat Groups Officer).
2. BCT supports calls for an end to culls of the Mauritius Fruit Bat.
3. Reminder About National Bat Conference 2019 Call for Abstracts.
4. BCT Conservation and Technology Conference.
5. North of England Bat Conference – Venue Confirmed.
6. Wildlife Assessment Check Launched.
7. Curiosity Funding for Science Engagement Projects.
8. Wildlife Acoustics Product Grant Scheme.
9. Strategic Planning for Landscape Scale Conservation Symposium – Presentations Now Available.
10. BCT Statement on TLX Batsafe Breathable Roofing Membrane.
11. Defra Biodiversity Net Gain consultation.
12. Planning Reform Consultation.
13. Bats and Lighting Symposium – Save the Date.
14. Upcoming BCT Training Courses.
15. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Batty Media.
16. Key Dates for Your Diary.

Contents of No. 161: 17 December 2018

1. National Bat Conference 2019 Call for Abstracts.
2. South West England Bat Conference 2019 – Bookings Open.
3. Bat Guano Request.
4. CJS Focus on Volunteering.
5. Green Stories Competition.
6. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Batty Media.
7. Key Dates for Your Diary.

Contents of No. 160: 30 November 2018

1. National Bat Conference 2019 Call for Abstracts.
2. South West England Bat Conference 2019 – Bookings Open.
3. Bat Guano Request.
4. CJS Focus on Volunteering.
5. Green Stories Competition.
6. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Batty Media.
7. Key Dates for Your Diary.

Contents of No. 159: 31 October 2018

1. EBLV1 Positive Bat from Dorset.
2. South East England Bat Conference – Bookings Close Soon!
3. Scottish Bat Workers Day – Bookings Close Soon!
4. Winners of Pete Guest Award 2018.
5. New Bat Conservation Trust Website.
6. Request for Donations of Bat Detectors.
7. Kate Barlow Award 2019.
8. Bat Themed Tops & Bags.
9. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Batty Media.
10. Key Dates for Your Diary.

Contents of No. 158: 01 August 2018

1. National Bat Conference – Booking Closes Soon!
2. Are You Working On Bats & Military Structures?
3. International Bat Night 2018.
4. New Wildlife Crime Policing Strategy.
5. CIEEM Survey on Brexit.
6. People's Walk for Wildlife.
7. Booking Now Open for the Strategic Planning for Landscape-Scale Conservation Symposium.
8. Charity Law Updates Relevant for All Charities in England & Wales.
9. Whitley Awards for Nature 2019.
10. Bat Research Papers, Reports & Other Batty Media.
11. Key Dates for Your Diary.