Devon Bat Survey walk & research talk – Tamar Valley

Date: Monday 23rd of October 2017
Time: Walk 5.30-6.30pm, followed by a soup/bread supper with the Talk 7.30-9pm
Location: Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls, Near Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 9FE

Join us at 2 batty events in one day – come to one or both!

5.30-6.30pm Hedges and Bats. Walk our bat trail with staff from the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project and the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to find out why hedges are so important for the greater horseshoe bats that live in this beautiful area.

7.30-9pm (Tea/coffee served from 7pm) Devon Bat Survey Research talk at the Tamar Valley Centre about the exciting work Domnhall Finch is undertaking on greater horseshoe bats. Learn more about landscape connectivity and how predictive modelling can be used to look at the potential impacts of barriers and loss of hedges on the movement of bats. This work includes research carried out with volunteers in the Tamar Valley. This will be followed by an update from the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project on their work in the Tamar Valley area.

For attendees of both events only, there will be simple soup/bread supper served between 6.30-7pm.

To book contact Charlotte Dancer at the Tamar Valley Centre, or telephone 01822 835030. Please specify whether you are attending one or both events.

flying greater horseshoe bat

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