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- BAT TRAILS
- BATWORKS GRANT
- BAT FRIENDLY COMMUNITY AWARD
- BAT BUDDY SCHOOL AWARD
- MANAGEMENT GUIDES FOR LANDOWNERS
- AQA ACCREDITATION FOR VOLUNTEERS
- DEVON BAT SURVEY
- BAT FRIENDLY GARDENING
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COMMUNITY CONFERENCE TALKS
BATS & PLANNING
Bats & Lighting Guide – Bat Project guide to lighting
Bats and the Law – Bat Conservation Trust guide
Bats and Buildings – Bat Conservation Trust guide
Bats and Artificial Lighting – Bat Conservation Trust guidance note
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.
Community groups (including schools) and landowners can apply for up to £2000 to kick-start their own greater horseshoe bat activities.
Landowners Batworks Grant – details of our Batworks grant scheme
Batworks for Communities– 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
Bat Project Poster – best printed A3 in colour
Bat Food Chain Poster – best printed A3 in colour
Bat Conservation Trust – fantastic activity downloads
Bat Conservation Trust ‘Bats for All’ pack – amazing downloadable resource pack
Greater Horseshoe Bat Prey Chart – find out what prey is around throughout the year
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;
Instruction Manual for Borrowers 2019 – how to set up your bat detector
Recording sheet – record your survey details on this form
FAQ & Troubleshooting guide 2019 answers to some frequently asked questions
2019 Risk Assessment for volunteers – risk assessment to be read by all borrowers
Information for Monitoring Centres – information for the Monitoring Centres to help with the smooth running of the survey
Monitoring Centre details 2019 – details of each centre where you can borrow the bat detector
Landowner letter – give this to the landowner if you are surveying on someone else’s land
Land owner form with landowner tips – information and sign up for a landowner about the Devon Bat Survey
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.
Bat box specification – make your own bat box with this handy guide
Plantlife Road Verge Guide – a guide from Plantlife on how to make verges (or other patches of public land) good for wildlife