Events

Upcoming Events:
Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for up-to-date information on events and other news or follow us on Twitter (@Sussexbatgroup).

Bat Blitz! 
Saturday 7th September 2019, 19:30 - 21:00, Various Locations
One night of searching for our aerodynamic and magnificent insect-eating bats at different sites across the District – we are hoping to include (depending on bat leads and public interest) the following public sites – please get in touch to confirm interest in coming along and to which site at Rangers@Lewes-Eastbourne.gov.uk

Sussex Wildlife Trust, Seaford

Friston Forest

Sussex Wildlife Trust, Seaford

Seaford Head

Brighton Permaculture Trust - TBC

Racehill Community Orchard

Swanborough Drive, Brighton, BN2 5QB

The East Chiltington Trust proposed 'village green'

The East Chiltington Trust proposed 'village green' is a large field between the railway and the Jolly Sportsman

Friends of CH & Lewes District Council (LDC)

Castle Hill, LNR Fort Road, Newhaven

RLWT & LDC

Lewes Railway Land

LDC / Lewes Town Council?

Eastside Rec, Newhaven

LDC

Bollens Bush And/or  Meeching Down

Bat First Aid and Care Course
Sunday 8th September 2019, 09.30- 16.30, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex
Are you interested in helping rescue and rehabilitate grounded bats in our area? If so then Amanda Millar (Sussex Bat Group) will be running another of her celebrated training courses on bat first aid and rescue in September 2019. The course is aimed at those with a serious interest in getting involved in bat care and places are limited.
For further details and booking form please contact Amanda at chair@sussexbatgroup.org.uk 


National Bat Monitoring Programme Talk
Date, Time and Location TBC
Phillip Briggs from the BCT will be giving a talk about the National Bat Monitoring Programme and how you can get involved with this important citizen science programme by recording bats in your area.


Past Events:
Bat First Aid and Rescue - Fully Booked
February 2018, Location TBC
Are you interested in helping rescue and rehabilitate grounded bats in our area? If so then Amanda Millar (Sussex Bat Group) will be running another of her celebrated training courses on bat first aid and rescue in February 2018. The course is aimed at those with a serious interest in getting involved in bat care and places are limited.
For further details and booking form please contact Amanda at chair@sussexbatgroup.org.uk 

Bats and Wind Turbines Talk 
Tuesday 16th January 2018 at Clayton Village Hall, Clayton, Mid Sussex, 
Dr Fiona Matthews, professor at the University of Exeter, will be giving us a talk on her research involving bats, wind turbines and lighting.

Sussex Bat Group 2017 AGM and NBMP Talk 
Thursday 9th November 2017 at Woods Mill Nature Reserve, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9SD. Meeting starts at 7.30pm
Our annual AGM meeting is open to all members. Come along to find out what the group has been up to this summer, discuss our plans for the coming months, hear about volunteering opportunities, and have your say if there's anything more you'd like from the group. 
If you would like to receive a copy of the minutes from this meeting or any other meetings then please contact Matthew Dowse our membership secretary at membership(at)sussexbatgroup.org.uk