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Bats in your Back Garden
May 22, 2022 @ 8:00 pm
Join bat expert Dr Tina Aughney for this online, virtual experience as she goes through a presentation and videos of bats in her garden in Co. Cavan. Tina will talk you through bats that
are likely to be attracted to your garden; hedgerows, plants and flowers that are likely to encourage bat activity; and trees, bat boxes, eaves and crevices in the surrounds of your garden that are likely to host/encourage bat roosts.
Tina has over 15 years’ experience in running bat conservation monitoring programmes and personally has developed a biodiversity haven in her own garden. She is committed to preserving native Irish plants and shrubs, which when under threat from development projects, find a new home in her back garden. Her personal biodiversity project in 2020 was to install a pond in her back garden, which is a great way to encourage bats in your back garden through insect predation.
This virtual experience is a free event and it will take place on 22 May 2022, during Biodiversity Week. It will be open to the public across Ireland to attend, as long as they register.
This event is free and open to all. It is being held as part of Biodiversity Week 2022.
You will need to register for this event. Please register below and link to participate in the event will be sent to you.