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  • National Bat Conference 2018 (2/2)

    National Bat Conference 2018 (2/2)

    Early September, the National Bat Conference was held at the University of Nottingham. Days previous to the event we organised a competition offering free tickets for the winners. Our winner... Continue reading

     
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    National Bat Conference 2018 (1/2)

    Early September, the National Bat Conference was held at the University of Nottingham. Days previous to the event we organised a competition offering free tickets for the winners. Our young... Continue reading

     
  • Widmerpool Hall

    Widmerpool Hall

    A few members of our group where invited to undertake survey at Widmerpool Hall, this is their chronicle: Amelia and I were lucky enough to get invited along to Widmerpool... Continue reading

     
  • NBG members studying bats in Malawi

    NBG members studying bats in Malawi

    Two of our committee members, Angelena Efstathiou (Chair) and Amelia Reddish (Social media and minutes secretary) have recently returned from Malawi where they have been studying urban bats. Their study,... Continue reading

     
  • National Bat Monitoring Programme (NBMP)

    National Bat Monitoring Programme (NBMP)

    As part of the Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) National Bat Monitoring Programme (NBMP) Nottinghamshire Bat Group has carried out roost counts at various locations throughout the county this summer. NBMP... Continue reading

     
  • Mass Transect Night

    Mass Transect Night

    On the 20th April 2018, 9 of our members went out to survey some of the empty tetrads in the north east of the county. Most of our empty tetrads... Continue reading

     
  • Midland Bat Conference

    Midland Bat Conference

    Last Saturday was BCT’s bi-annual Midland conference. It was a sunny day with a turnout (around 20 from the NBG) and lots of familiar faces. The morning was chaired by... Continue reading

     
  • A busy year for talks and walks

    A busy year for talks and walks

    Because bats are associated with Halloween we often get asked to undertake talks and walks for the public and various interest groups at this time of year. Of course we’re... Continue reading

     
  • Radio tracking Leisler’s bats

    Radio tracking Leisler’s bats

    In late May and early June Nottinghamshire Bat Group radio-tagged and radio-tracked two Leisler’s bats Nyctalus leisleri in and around Clumber Park with the aim of identifying the first ‘natural’... Continue reading

     
  • Surveying churches for bats training

    Surveying churches for bats training

    One of the objectives of our Heritage Lottery funded ‘EchoLocation Location’ project is to increase the skill levels within the group. Over the course of the project we have been... Continue reading