Volunteers needed for Devon bat survey

PUBLISHED: 18:24 24 August 2011

Emerging from daytime roost

Emerging from daytime roost


Devon Wildlife Trust gets funding to discover more about elusive bats

NEW funding has been given to Devon Wildlife Trust for a project to help discover more about bats in the Devon landscape.

The project is being run by DWT and Devon Biodiversity Records Centre with support from the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s Sustainable Development Fund.

The £4,425 grant will help towards mapping and survey work and the project will run until February 2012.

As part of the project, DWT is also looking for willing volunteers to help with the survey work.

They will be invaluable in ‘ground truthing’ the project maps, once complete, to make sure the aerial photographs are still accurate.

To volunteer, contact Dawn Lenn on (01392) 279244.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Sidmouth Herald. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Sidmouth Herald