Event: Scottish Bat Worker's Conference

Bat Conservation Trust

Redgorton, Perth
9th November 2019

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

Cost: £45

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife


The Scottish Bat Worker's Conference is open to anyone with an interest in bats. Attending the conference is a great way to update your bat knowledge, practical skills and to network.

Talks

  • Radio tracking Whiskered bats, Lindsay MacKinley
  • Bat care talks from Tracey Jolliffe and Gail Armstrong
  • Bats and Thermal Imaging, Ian Baker
  • The importance of reusing and recreating natural bat roosts in trees for positive conservation and mitigation outcomes, David Whyte, TD Tree and Land Services
  • BCT update
  • Spotlight on Bat Groups talks

Workshops

Workshops last up to 90 minutes. Delegates were able to choose one option from the following:

  • QGIS for bat groups, Steve Roe
  • Overview of the latest Titley equipment, Andrew Dobson
  • Kaleidoscope and the new Wildlife Acoustics detector, Paul Howden-Leach
  • How to lead a bat walk, Naomi Webster
  • Is that a bat? Neil Middleton
  • Introduction to surveying trees for bats, TD Tree and Land Services Ltd.
  • Arts and Craft - Needle felting

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