• Need help now? National Bat Helpline: 0345 1300 228
 

Our aims are:

● Record bat distribution
● Survey roost sites
● Give talks on bat conservation
● Organise batwalks
● Care for injured bats
● Arrange training for members working towards their roost visitors licence

Bats are one of the most misunderstood group of animals on the planet and are often treated with fear and superstition. We hope that during your visit to our website you will learn more about this fascinating group of animals.

 
 

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Upcoming events

  • Fri
    28
    Sep
    2018
    5:50 pm

    On Friday 28th September we will be undertaking a survey at Attenborough. You must book on to attend

  • Tue
    02
    Oct
    2018
    5:40 pm

    On Tuesday 2th October we will be undertaking a survey at Colwick. You must book on to attend the su

 
 
 

MAPPING NOTTINGHAMSHIRE’S BATS

We have been successful with an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a three year project to map Nottinghamshire’s bat species — find out more!

 
 
 

What are bats doing in… winter

To survive the cold winters when insect numbers are very low bats will seek out a cool and humid site to hibernate in. This may be a cave or tunnel or even a hole in a tree. They will wake up from time to time to drink and feed if the weather is mild so it's not unusual to see a bat flying on a milder winters evening.