Warm summer evening with a large group of people standing outside a church with lighted windows waiting for bats to appear

November 2019 Update: Bedtime for bats, but the team is busier than ever!

2nd November 2019

The latest news from Bats in Churches including co-ordination work with churches, bags of help from Tesco and a cleaning workshop.

Volunteer Bat Roost Visitors, Roger & Sylvia Jiggins

Volunteers nominated for Natural England award

8th October 2019

Meet the expert Volunteer Bat Roost Visitors from Essex Bat Group who are in line for an award from Natural England.

Female ecologist surveying church for bats using specialist equipment

July 2019 Update: The bat survey season continues!

2nd July 2019

For many of our female furry friends, the sole pup of the year has been born and, while they aren’t yet flying very successfully, they’re growing stronger fed by their mother’s milk. Keep your eyes peeled near known maternity roosts for pups on the ground as they’re learning to fly and if you see one…

Bats in Churches project takes off!

1st April 2019

The Bats in Churches project is now officially underway with the new team on board and committed to seeing the project through over the next five years. The end of last year saw solutions successfully developed for the three pilot churches, and the National Lottery Heritage Fund confirm a grant of £3.8 million, securing the…