Bat Surveys: An introduction to bats and tree surveys

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust
Tuesday 26 March 2019, 09:30
Tuesday 26 March 2019, 17:00

This one day course is aimed at people entering or working in the ecology sector who want to get an introduction to bat surveying before the start of the survey season. The course covers:
– An introduction to the biology and ecology of bats
– An introduction to the identification of British bats
– An introduction to bat legislation
– How to plan and conduct ground based tree assessments, identifying potential for bat roosts
– An introduction to aerial survey techniques with a demonstration of tree climbing and use of endoscopes
– An introduction to nocturnal activity surveys
– Indoor demonstration of a harp trap and practice using bat detectors (with an acoustic lure)


For more details, please contact Claire Hanley-Opik.

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust

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