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Bat Mitigation Training

We’re running a new course in Bat Mitigation Training, in Brighton on 28 February 2019.

This one day programme will be delivered in collaboration with Richard Crompton of the Bat Training Partnership.  The course outline is as follows:

  • Mitigation & enhancement – definitions
  • Mitigation types – an overview:
    • Mitigation for roost loss (summer & winter roosts)
    • Mitigation for foraging loss
    • Mitigation for commuting route loss & route severance
  • Species mitigation:
    • Horseshoes
    • Pipistrelles
    • Daubenton’s
    • Natterer’s
    • Long-eareds
    • Noctules
  • Mitigation design by project:
    • Windfarms
    • Roads
    • Building conversions
    • Underground projects
    • Bridges
    • Trees
  • Successful mitigation
  • What doesn’t work
  • The future
  • Effectiveness of bat mitigation – literature review
  • Conservation Evidence
  • Useful references

The course will be held from 9.30 to 16.30 at:

Stanmer House, Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9QA

Tea, coffee, refreshments & a buffet lunch will be provided.  If weather permits we might have a bit of a walkabout through Stanmer Park to break up the day.

Price:  £150+VAT per person

For bookings or enquiries please contact:

Tags: Bats, Ecology, EPS, Protected species