Course: QGIS for Bat Groups

Bat Conservation Trust

Swindon and Derby
Various dates 02078207169 Naomi Webster

Cost: £100

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

QGIS is a freely available Geographic Information System (GIS) software package that can prove invaluable for bat groups and particularly Bat Group Recorders. 

This one-day hands-on workshop will provide an introduction to what the software can offer and how to use it, enabling bat groups to more effectively identify what they know and where they need to go to get more data.

Course content includes:

  • Introduction to the basics of spatial data
  • How to use the FSC productivity tools plugin for QGIS to work with Ordnance Survey grid references
  • Spatial data analysis
  • Step-by-step work-through of useful techniques for bat groups handling survey data.


£5 for BCT members


Lockington Hall, Derby, 13th April 2019

NSBRC, Swindon, 26th October 2019

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