Can you help make the Bat Project a success by volunteering with us?
NEW FOR 2017 Volunteers can sign up for the AQA Unit Award Scheme, a nationally recognised accreditation covering a variety of subjects. Read more about the AQA accreditation schemehere.
The success of this project relies on people across Devon getting involved. You can make a real difference by volunteering to help with a variety of activities such as helping to make your local community a bat-friendly place to live, taking part in bat surveys, analysing bat data, giving talks, leading walks, helping at events or coming on practical conservation days to learn new skills.
Check out our downloads page for information of how to register as a volunteer, and for more details of some specific ways in which you can help.
Scroll down to see examples of the activities volunteers have been involved with……
People learn to love about the secretive life of bats. You could learn to lead a bat walk, either in the evening using bat detectors, or in the daytime to show people great countryside for bats
Hedgelaying – this event at The Donkey Sanctuary allowed people to learn new skills whilst improving habitats for bats. A well-managed hedge is home to so many insects; and therefore a good spot for bats to fly along and find their prey.
Help us run events to tell people all about the project, with displays and craft activities