Hedgehogs – Is Their Current Protection Too Weak?

Protection for Wildlife in the UK The majority of the wildlife in the UK are protected by the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981). This act offers different levels of protection depending on the plight of the species. Animals listed under … Read More

Using Inkscape – 23rd April – Evening Course

The course will introduce you to the use of Inkscape, an open source vector graphics editor. Inkscape can be used to create or edit vector graphics such as illustrations, diagrams, line arts, charts, logos and complex paintings. In ecological consultancies Inkspace … Read More

Ecology of Whiskered Bat Maternity Colony – Study from Slovenia – 6th Febuary 2019

The course will focus on the behaviour of a maternity colony throughout the roosting season. Emergence behaviour of whiskered bats in relation to humidity and temperature changes within the roost will be discussed, as well as the changes the colony … Read More

BatSound and Analysing Bat Calls – 7th April 2019

An Introduction to the BatSound 4 Software – 7th April 2019 This one-day course is aimed at beginners and intermediate users. The course intends to give participants the knowledge and skills to use the Pettersson Elektronik BatSound 4 software to … Read More

Identifying Barriers to Bats: The Power of Artificial Light and Sound Pollution – Evening Course – 25th February 2019

Identifying Barriers to Bats: The Power of Artificial Light and Sound Pollution Night-time artificial light and sound pollution are common characteristics of human-dominated landscapes. These present a considerable challenge for nocturnal fauna, such as bats. British bats and their roosts … Read More

The History of Bat Detectors

What is Bat Echolocation Bats echolocate to navigate and forage in the dark. Sound waves are emitted from their mouths or nose. When the sound hits an object it produces echoes, which return to the bats ears and creates a … Read More

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