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  • Bat boxes at Foxcovert Plantation

    Bat boxes at Foxcovert Plantation

    On Sunday, 25th October, we installed 18 bat boxes at Foxcovert Plantation; a Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust site near Calverton. An assortment of CJM, standard, Kent and hibernation boxes were installed.... Continue reading

  • Bat boxes at Besthorpe

    Bat boxes at Besthorpe

    On Sunday, 18th October, three NBG members installed a total of 26 bat boxes at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s Besthorpe Nature Reserve as part of the new Trent Vale Trail. The... Continue reading

  • The Bats of Ploughman Wood

    The Bats of Ploughman Wood

    We hosted a zoom talk on Monday evening on the Bats of Ploughman Wood by Michael Walker.  A bat box scheme was begun in the wood in 2014 and Michael... Continue reading

  • Saving Nottinghamshire’s Bats film

    Saving Nottinghamshire’s Bats film

    Anna, a student from the University of Nottingham, student contacted Nottinghamshire Bat Group for help with one of her university projects. Anna, who is studying biological photography and imaging, filmed... Continue reading

  • New bat box schemes

    New bat box schemes

    During the summer of 2019 it was decided that the group should put up new bat box schemes around the county. To do this the group has undertaken to build... Continue reading

  • Surveying Trees Training

    Surveying Trees Training

    Bat roosts in trees is an interesting subject that today still offers lots of opportunities to investigate and learn about. In April Nottinghamshire Bat Group hosted a training session with... Continue reading

  • National Nathusius’ Pipistrelle Project

    National Nathusius’ Pipistrelle Project

    Nottinghamshire Bat Group is getting ready for its fifth summer as part of the Bat Conservation Trust National Nathusius’ Pipistrelle Project. We have just put up our provisional dates for... Continue reading

  • Hibernation Surveys – Winter 2018

    Hibernation Surveys – Winter 2018

    As spring begins, we thought we would catch you up on what we have been up to over winter. Nottinghamshire Bat Group was able to join neighbouring groups on several... Continue reading

  • Bat boxes and Tree surveys – Autumn 2018

    Bat boxes and Tree surveys – Autumn 2018

    Last season, we conducted our seasonal inspections of the bat box schemes, which the group monitor. Some of these schemes have been being monitored regularly for many years and offer... Continue reading

  • 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