Course: Surveying Trees for Bats

Bat Conservation Trust

Thatcham, Berkshire
15 October 2019

www.bats.org.uk nwebster@bats.org.uk 02078207169 Naomi Webster

Cost: £165

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife


This one day course builds on participants' existing knowledge and provides an understanding of trees and the techniques needed to survey them effectively. The course combines theoretical classroom sessions with a practical exercise outside.

Course content includes:

  • Legislation regarding trees and bat roosts
  • Use of trees by bats
  • Survey methodologies
  • H&S requirements for safe tree surveys
  • How to recognise signs of bat usage in trees
  • Evaluate potential tree roosts
  • An initial tree survey for bat roosts and use of appropriate survey equipment

Discounts: £5 for BCT members, 10% multi-buy discount if booking 3 or more course places


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