Download information and resources
Download information and resources here – from volunteering to how to encourage bats!
Download these self-guided walks around the greater horseshoe bat project areas to see for yourselves the habitats bats need to live and hunt around Devon.
GRANTS AND AWARDS UP FOR GRABS
Community groups (including schools) and landowners can apply for up to £2000 to kick-start their own greater horseshoe bat activities.
Landowners Batworks Grant Flyer – details of our Batworks grant scheme
Communities & Schools Batworks Flyer – details of our Batworks grant scheme
BAT FRIENDLY COMMUNITY AWARD
Bat Friendly Community Award – how your community can work towards being a bat-friendly place to live.
Community Award Record of Activities – record your community activities on these forms
BAT BUDDY SCHOOL AWARD
Bat Buddy School Award– engaging children in all areas of the curriculum, our Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum awards give you access to a wealth of batty resources.
Bat Buddy School Record of Activities – record your school activities on these forms
Websites and Resources – your one stop shop for fantastic websites, resources, videos and ideas for your project
Bat Facts – loads of facts about bats in general, and the greater horseshoe bat
MANAGEMENT GUIDES FOR LANDOWNERS
A series of useful guides with lots of management information to ensure good habitat management for greater horseshoe bats
Volunteer registration pack – Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project– more details on volunteering with the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project, and to register your interest.
Volunteer hours recording sheet – please complete if you have done any volunteering for us
AQA ACCREDITATION FOR VOLUNTEERS
AQA accreditation scheme information 2017 – read how your volunteering can lead to recognition of your efforts.
DEVON BAT SURVEY
This information should be included in your survey equipment box, but can be downloaded and printed if required;
Instructions for borrowers – how to set up your bat detector
Survey recording sheet – record your survey details on this form
FAQ & Troubleshooting guide – answers to some frequently asked questions
2017 Risk Assessment for volunteers – risk assessment for use by all borrowers
Monitoring Centre instructions – information for the Monitoring Centres to help with the smooth running of the survey
Monitoring Centre details – details of each centre where you can borrow the bat detector
BAT FRIENDLY GARDENING
Stars of the Night Sky – Greater Horseshoe Bat Booklet – find out how you can look after greater horseshoes and other bats in your own garden.
Encouraging Bats – a Bat Conservation Trust guide on which plants to choose, bat boxes, and how to tell common species apart.