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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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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… Spring

As the temperatures rises bats come out of hibernation and are hungry and active feeding most nights. As the season progress become very active feeding and they could move between several roost sites. Around the end of Spring, female bats start forming maternity colonies and looking for suitable roots in preparation for giving birth, usually a single pup.