Course: Bats - Dusk and Dawn Surveys

The Species Recovery Trust

Forest Green, Surrey
24th - 25th April 2019

www.speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk bookings@speciesrecoverytrust.org.uk 01722 322539 Dominic Price

Cost: £120

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife


Dusk and dawn bat surveys – how to do them.

A one day, one night course providing training in how to do dusk and dawn bat surveys.

This course will involve a post-dusk survey and a pre-dawn survey.

Camping is available on site.

Attendees will be provided with top tips on how to do surveys effectively and efficiently and guided round the sorts of mistakes all-too-commonly made. Content will include timings/seasons, scoping sites, deciding on kit required, staff numbers, positioning, considering examples of good and bad practice, considering limitations and ways to offset them, how best to record survey information and dozens of top tips for conducting vigils.

This course is intended for; Consultant Ecologists, Local Authority Ecologists, and anyone with an interest in working on the conservation of bats.

Tutor: Jonathan Bradley

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL ONLY RUN IN GOOD WEATHER. PLEASE IF POSSIBLE KEEP THE TUESDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHTS FREE, AND WE WILL CONFIRM THE DATE ONCE WE HAVE A RELIABLE SHORT TERM FORECAST, GIVING PEOPLE THE OPTION TO RE-SCHEDULE OR RECEIVE A REFUND.


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