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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.
In order to roll out BATLAS 2020 across the Republic of Ireland we are seeking a committed bat worker with experience in working with volunteers and large datasets. We would love to hear from you if you are interested in the BATLAS 2020 Co-ordinator contract position. In addition, we are seeking bat workers to join our panel of regional trainers and surveyors who will be trained in the method and … [Read More...]
Bat Conservation Ireland is delighted to announce the establishment of grant funding for bat-related research, conservation and events in Ireland. The deadline for 2016 applications has been extended to May 23rd to facilitate those seeking funding. There are four separate types of funding available, funding for bat groups, Irish-based bat researchers, funding for events and finally for carrying … [Read More...]
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...]
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.