We are delighted here at Bat Conservation Ireland to launch our programme of events for Biodiversity Week 2021.
As we are still under some restrictions, we have a rich and varied programme of online events and virtual activities to help you learn more about bats and engage in some fun activities!
‘An Introduction to bats in Limerick‘ – Limerick Bat Group
Monday 17 May 2021 @ 7 – 8pm
‘Bats in Ireland – a Virtual Exploration of Bats likely to Visit your Garden’ – Dr. Tina Aughney
Tuesday 18 May 2021 @ 7.30pm
Thursday Talk ‘Nathusius’ Pipistrelle in Ireland: An Overview’ – Paul Scott
Thursday 20 May 2021 @ 7.30pm – 8.30pm
‘Using heterodyne bat detectors‘ – Limerick Bat Group
Friday, 21 May 2021 @ 7 – 8pm
‘How can community groups help their local bat populations?’ – Dr. Tina Aughney
Saturday 22 May 2021 @ 7.30pm
Launch of children’s writing competition – ‘Bat Stories‘ and adult baking competition ‘Batty Bakes‘
Sunday 23 May 2021
‘Bat Rescue: An Introduction’ – Susan Kerwin, Bat Rehabilitation Ireland & Limerick Bat Group
Tuesday 25 May 2021 @ 7pm
We will also be posting about plants that are good for bat activity, sounds of the different Irish bat species, the various stages of a year in the life of a bat and encouraging
people to send us their bat sightings!
For further information on each of these events and details on how to register, please visit our events page: https://www.batconservationireland.org/events
Bat Conservation Ireland are grateful to the Irish Environmental Network for their support with our activities during this week.