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Found a grounded bat?
Bats sometimes appear in houses or on the ground outdoors during the day time. There is a range of options to help a bat back on the wing again, but what to do depends on the situation.
BCIreland completed a pilot scheme in autumn 2015, funded by the National Parks and Wildlife Service, to trial methods for BATLAS 2020. The aim of BATLAS is to map the distribution of four target bat species across the island. The results of this pilot, which was co-ordinated by Dr Isobel Abbott and carried out by volunteers around the country, are now available to download on our reports and … [Read More...]
We are truly delighted that our book Irish Bats in the 21st Centuryy has won the 2015 award for Best Practice in Knowledge Sharing from the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM). CIEEM is a professional body with members across Ireland and the UK. The award ceremony was held in the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on June 25th and two of the book's authors, Tina Aughney … [Read More...]
Bat Conservation Ireland supports the Nature Alert! campaign to facilitate people across the 28 EU countries to participate in the European Commission public consultation to help save nature conservation laws.The campaign, which is being organised by BirdLife, the European Environmental Bureau, Friends of the Earth Europe and WWF, is part of a joint action of over 90 environmental NGOs across … [Read More...]
Bat Conservation Ireland (Caomhantas Ialtog na hEireann) is a Charity dedicated to the conservation of Ireland's bats. We promote conservation of bats by disseminating educational materials, giving talks and leading bat walks, carrying out nationwide surveys and monitoring of bats, acting as an umbrella group for the local bat groups and providing a central repository for bat records.