Birmingham & Black Country Bat Group

Derbyshire Bat Conservation Group

Herefordshire Mammal Group

Shropshire Bat Group

For all bat group enquiries, please contact: Chris Mitchell (Group Secretary) at: sbgcomms@virginmedia.com

Summary of the Bat Group's activities:

Monitoring and Survey

  • The Bat Group regularly monitors winter hibernacula in the old lead mines around Shropshire in association with the local caving society. It also surveys the Hoffman limekilns at Llanymynech and runs a programme of bat box surveys in the summer.

BCT Surveys

  • The Bat Group undertakes the Field Survey Waterway Survey, Sunset-sunrise Survey and Pipistrelle Colony Counts as part of BCT's National Bat Monitoring Programme.

Other activities

  • The Bat Group has regular talks for members.
  • The Bat Group has regular walks for both members and the general public.
  • The group attends local shows and events though this varies from year to year.
  • The Group provides an annual winter programme of 10 -12 evening training sessions for people working towards their bat roost visitor licence.

Staffordshire Bat Group

SE Staffs. Bat Group

For all bat group enquiries, please contact: Chris Smith (Secretary)

Email: chris@bat-survey.co.uk

Tel: 07967 636 115

Summary of the Bat Group's activities:

Bat Group Projects

  • The Bat Group covers Lichfield, Cannock and Tamworth Districts.
  • The group undertakes the following projects. Survey and Monitoring
  • The Bat Group regularly monitors one Daubenton's bat roost.

BCT Surveys

  • The Bat Group undertakes the Waterway Survey and the Pipistrelle, Natterer's and Brown Long-eared Colony Counts as part of BCT's National Bat Monitoring Programme.

Bat Talks and Walks

  • The Bat Group has walks for the general public that are usually preceded by short talks about bats. Bat Group members are usually involved as helpers on bat walks. TheBat Group also gives other talks on request.

Events

  • The Bat Group occasionally attends local shows and other events if requested.

Warwickshire Bat Group

Worcestershire Bat Group

See also: West Midlands Regional Bat Group