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  • Sun

    Introduction to NBG Projects and Bat Survey Techniques

    TBC probably 2pmEpperstone Village Hall


    An afternoon of presentations, training and practicals to include the following:

    A brief intro to the bat group and what we do / will be getting up to this season, with a focus on our 'echolocation location' project.

    An hours presentation on the National Nathusius' Pipistrelle and Barbastelle Projects to put them into context, outline findings to date, etc.

    A 30 minute presentation on basic bat ID.

    Training and a practical demo of our some of our bat detectors.

    Basic training on 'advanced' bat survey techniques (setting up harp traps, mist nets and acoustic lures).

    A brief update / information for those interested in training to become a Volunteer Bat Roost Visitor for Natural England.

    The focus of this informal event would be for those of you who are fairly new to the bat group or haven't been able to get that involved in our projects much to date, and might like to in the coming months, but of course all members are very welcome....

    Please use our event booking form to book a place