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Bat Group Talk & AGM - Bechstein’s bats in a Mosaic Landscape by Keith Cohen - The Kenilworth Centre

Keith and a team of volunteers have conducted monitoring studies for Wiltshire Wildlife Trust in the mosaic woodland and arable landscape south of Trowbridge, with checks of the bat boxes, inspection for tree roosts, and week-long summer radio-tracking sessions in 2016 and 2017. This work is revealing some exciting discoveries, including one of the largest recorded maternity roosts in the UK in a hedgerow tree some 500m beyond the woodland boundary and regular foraging in the wider countryside, up to 4km from the ancient woodland habitat.

About Keith Cohen:
Keith Cohen is a Bat Group member and independent consultant ecologist who has worked in ecology and environmental education since 1992, initially in Scotland and more recently in based Banbury. His interest in bats started when the bat group visited to advise him on plumbing repairs without disturbing the bats in his loft … which turned out to be the first whiskered maternity colony known in Scotland.

The evening will also include a brief AGM for the bat group.

Everyone welcome!

£3 for Warwickshire Bat Group members or £4 for non members

Community Room, The Kenilworth Centre, Abbey End Car Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. CV8 1JP

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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 19:30 - 21:30

Talk on bat tree roosts by Jim Mullholland - Warwickshire Mammal Group

Organised by Warwickshire Mammal Group. Location and time to be confirmed.

Talks are free but there is a suggested £4 donation:

Thursday, 12 April 2018 19:30 - 20:30

Mad about Bats - Bubbenhall Wood

Join Warwickshire Wildlife Trust us at Bubbenhall Wood for a fantastic family night exploring the world of bats. Learn lots of exciting facts about bats and use a bat detector on a short walk around the wood to hear their ultrasonic calls and spot them flying around. This is a unique way to discover this wonderful reserve and learn more about its elusive inhabitants. Suitable for children aged (4+). Please note dogs are not permitted on this session.

Due to access and parking limitations, booking is essential. One family ticket will also act as your car parking ticket which we ask you to print and display in your car, however we do encourage you to travel by other means of transport if possible. Please note there are no toilet facilities at Bubbenhall Wood.

Finally, remember to wear suitable clothing and footwear and be ready to start at 7.30pm.

Meet at: Bubbenhall Wood Car Park. 

Organised by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. Book your free place.

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Thursday, 12 April 2018 19:30 - 21:00

My Wild Life: Bats - Brandon Marsh Nature Centre

Discover the secret world of the bat!!!!

An indoor talk about bats followed by an after dark walk around the reserve with bat detectors to see/hear them.

These sessions are always very popular so make sure you book your place!

Organised by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.
Book online. If you have any problems booking online please call: 024 7630 2912. For other enquiries about this event contact: enquiries@wkwt.org.uk

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Thursday, 10 May 2018 20:00 - 22:00

My Wild Life: Bats - Brandon Marsh Nature Centre

Discover the secret world of the bat!!!!

An indoor talk about bats followed by an after dark walk around the reserve with bat detectors to see/hear them.

These sessions are always very popular so make sure you book your place!

Organised by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.
Book online. If you have any problems booking online please call: 024 7630 2912. For other enquiries about this event contact: enquiries@wkwt.org.uk

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Saturday, 12 May 2018 20:00 - 22:00

Bat Walk - Charlecote Park (National Trust)

Join us for a walk through the grounds at dusk looking for the bats that live at Charlecote Park.
The walk is led by Warwickshire Bat Group who will provide detectors for you to hear the bats. Bring a torch and you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures. The ground can be a little uneven and maybe muddy too. Wear appropriate footwear and be sure to wrap up warm if it's chilly.  

Organised by the National Trust.
Booking Essential on 01789 470 277 or charlecote.park@nationaltrust.org.uk. These walks often sell out and being shown on this website doesn't necessarily mean that there will still be places available.

£7.50 per person. Adults & children, 8 years old or over are welcome. No dogs.

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Saturday, 12 May 2018 20:45 - 22:15

Bat Walk - Charlecote Park (National Trust)

Join us for a walk through the grounds at dusk looking for the bats that live at Charlecote Park.
The walk is led by Warwickshire Bat Group who will provide detectors for you to hear the bats. Bring a torch and you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures. The ground can be a little uneven and maybe muddy too. Wear appropriate footwear and be sure to wrap up warm if it's chilly.  

Organised by the National Trust.
Booking Essential on 01789 470 277 or charlecote.park@nationaltrust.org.uk. These walks often sell out and being shown on this website doesn't necessarily mean that there will still be places available.

£7.50 per person. Adults & children, 8 years old or over are welcome. No dogs.

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Friday, 8 June 2018 21:30 - 23:00

Bat Walk - Charlecote Park (National Trust)

Join us for a walk through the grounds at dusk looking for the bats that live at Charlecote Park.
The walk is led by Warwickshire Bat Group who will provide detectors for you to hear the bats. Bring a torch and you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures. The ground can be a little uneven and maybe muddy too. Wear appropriate footwear and be sure to wrap up warm if it's chilly.  

Organised by the National Trust.
Booking Essential on 01789 470 277 or charlecote.park@nationaltrust.org.uk. These walks often sell out and being shown on this website doesn't necessarily mean that there will still be places available.

£7.50 per person. Adults & children, 8 years old or over are welcome. No dogs.

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Saturday, 7 July 2018 21:30 - 23:00

Bat Walk - Charlecote Park (National Trust)

Join us for a walk through the grounds at dusk looking for the bats that live at Charlecote Park.
The walk is led by Warwickshire Bat Group who will provide detectors for you to hear the bats. Bring a torch and you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures. The ground can be a little uneven and maybe muddy too. Wear appropriate footwear and be sure to wrap up warm if it's chilly.  

Organised by the National Trust.
Booking Essential on 01789 470 277 or charlecote.park@nationaltrust.org.uk. These walks often sell out and being shown on this website doesn't necessarily mean that there will still be places available.

£7.50 per person. Adults & children, 8 years old or over are welcome. No dogs.

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Friday, 3 August 2018 20:45 - 22:15

My Wild Life: Bats - Brandon Marsh Nature Centre

Discover the secret world of the bat!!!!

An indoor talk about bats followed by an after dark walk around the reserve with bat detectors to see/hear them.

These sessions are always very popular so make sure you book your place!

Organised by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.
Book online. If you have any problems booking online please call: 024 7630 2912. For other enquiries about this event contact: enquiries@wkwt.org.uk

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Saturday, 4 August 2018 20:00 - 22:00

My Wild Life: Bats - Brandon Marsh Nature Centre

Discover the secret world of the bat!!!!

An indoor talk about bats followed by an after dark walk around the reserve with bat detectors to see/hear them.

These sessions are always very popular so make sure you book your place!

Organised by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.
Book online. If you have any problems booking online please call: 024 7630 2912. For other enquiries about this event contact: enquiries@wkwt.org.uk

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Thursday, 9 August 2018 20:00 - 22:00

Mad about Bats - Bubbenhall Wood

Join Warwickshire Wildlife Trust us at Bubbenhall Wood for a fantastic family night exploring the world of bats. Learn lots of exciting facts about bats and use a bat detector on a short walk around the wood to hear their ultrasonic calls and spot them flying around. This is a unique way to discover this wonderful reserve and learn more about its elusive inhabitants. Suitable for children aged (4+). Please note dogs are not permitted on this session.

Due to access and parking limitations, booking is essential. One family ticket will also act as your car parking ticket which we ask you to print and display in your car, however we do encourage you to travel by other means of transport if possible. Please note there are no toilet facilities at Bubbenhall Wood.

Finally, remember to wear suitable clothing and footwear and be ready to start at 7.30pm.

Meet at: Bubbenhall Wood Car Park. 

Organised by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. Book your free place

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Thursday, 16 August 2018 19:30 - 21:00

Bat Walk - Charlecote Park (National Trust)

Join us for a walk through the grounds at dusk looking for the bats that live at Charlecote Park.
The walk is led by Warwickshire Bat Group who will provide detectors for you to hear the bats. Bring a torch and you might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures. The ground can be a little uneven and maybe muddy too. Wear appropriate footwear and be sure to wrap up warm if it's chilly.  

Organised by the National Trust.
Booking Essential on 01789 470 277 or charlecote.park@nationaltrust.org.uk. These walks often sell out and being shown on this website doesn't necessarily mean that there will still be places available.

£7.50 per person. Adults & children, 8 years old or over are welcome. No dogs.

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Saturday, 1 September 2018 19:45 - 21:15