It’s that ‘batty’ time of the year when bats (and batty-themed décor) are ‘hanging around’ in many shops, supermarkets and fancy dress suppliers as we approach Halloween. Bats are so much more than just a spooky little decoration though! They … Continue reading
On Wednesday evening, Alexandra Park hosted a Bat Walk provided by the Alexandra Park Wildlife Forum and the Greater Manchester Ecology Unit (GMEU). The event was held between 7:30pm and 9:30pm and started with a Presentation given by representatives from … Continue reading
Take Part in International Bat Night 2017! This Weekend Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th August. Common Pipistrelle bat in flight (Wikimedia Commons) International Bat Night has taken place every year since 1997 and over 30 countries all over the world join … Continue reading
The Sunset/Sunrise Survey – Monitoring Bats and other Wildlife Chris Packham has recently promoted this survey on Springwatch! This survey can be conducted until September and is ideal for complete beginners as well as the more experienced volunteers who also … Continue reading
The Bat Conservation Trust are currently running a survey (Sunset-Sunrise Survey) to monitor bats over this summer. The survey is ideal for anyone who does not have any previous bat surveying experience and for those who do! It is a … Continue reading
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Now that the renovation works are more or less complete, the focus of attention is back on ongoing management. To support this, there are various forums that have been set up to represent different interest groups: wildlife, heritage, arts & … Continue reading
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Tree walk The rain held off on Sat morning as Joe Walsh Tree Officer at the council introduced us to the trees in the park, whilst repeatedly stating his intention (which to our amusement he singularly failed to keep) to … Continue reading