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Intro to British Bats; Ecology & Conservation

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Ightham Mote (National Trust)

Octavia Hill Bunkhouse

Pipers Green Road, Brasted Chart

Westerham

TN16 1ND

United Kingdom

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Survey and Equipment Workshop and Bat Survey Night

Ideal for Rangers who would like to work towards their bat class 1/2 licence.

The course will cover:

Daytime

  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Legislation
  • Surveying methods
  • Biosecurity and H&S

The day time session will be held in a classroom setting. However there may be time for a short walk to explore Potential Roosting Features on the estate.

On completion of the day course we will relocate the 25 minute drive to Mote Farm TN15 0NT, where the rangers have arranged a barbeque.

Please bring your own refreshments for the barbeque: The usual sausages, burgers, bread etc. and of cause the veggie option if you would prefer. Non drivers by all means bring a tipple or two!

Night time

We will start surveying 21:00 hrs. Using hand held bat detectors to identify bats in the field. We can set up the laptop to download recordings.

Directions:

From A21 take A25 Westerham (NT brown sign to Chartwell). At Brasted take road signed to Brasted Chart and Toys HIll. In Brasted Chart turn right onto Pipers Green Lane, turn left at T junction. The bunkhouse is at the end of the road.

Public Transport: Sevenoaks train station is 5 miles away

Overnight accommodation is available at the Bunkhouse - please make a donation to the National Trust at the time.

Tea, Coffee and biscuits available throughout the day. Bring own lunch for the daytime session at the bunkhouse. The evening session bring refreshments to put on the charcoal fired barbeque. Bring appropriate clothing for the weather and your own hand held bat detector if you have one. Bat detectors will be available if not.

For more information please contact Phil Bolton, Wildthing Wildlife Consultants Ltd, on 01304 840385 or awildthing@btconnect.com

Fee: CMA Members £20 (plus booking fee), to cover costs and handouts.

Non CMA Members £60 (plus booking fee).

Closing date for bookings Monday 24th June 2019.

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Ightham Mote (National Trust)

Octavia Hill Bunkhouse

Pipers Green Road, Brasted Chart

Westerham

TN16 1ND

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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