• Halloween Fundraiser: Online Auction

    We are really excited to announce that local artist Sarah Perkins has created this fabulous piece of batty art to raise funds for Derbyshire Bat Group this Halloween.

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  • A Huge Thank You!

    We recently received a very generous donation from the proceeds of the Chesterfield Community Players Pantomime.

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  • Bats on the Roof of Derbyshire

    Our joint monitoring project with the Moors for the Future Partnership (MFFP) has now recorded the highest altitude bats ever found in Derbyshire at 613 metres, just below the highest...

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  • Nathusius' Pipistrelle Project 2020

    I didn't think I would be spending a hot Friday night in August writing this blog instead of setting harp traps up and getting ready to try and catch Nathusius'...

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  • Moor Bats Summer 2020 Update

    Summer 2020 update The first results of 2020 from the joint monitoring programme with the Moors for the Future Partnership are in.

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  • New detectors to help us map the bats of Derbyshire

    As technology progresses the price of it keeps coming down and it is now possible to purchase a full-spectrum recording bat detector for less than the price of a zero-crossing...

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  • Lockdown Lunacy

    I’ve had one of the Group’s Anabat Express detectors out in my South Derbyshire garden since December to see how much bat activity there was over the winter.

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  • Lockdown Nathusius'

    In spite of the limited amount of surveying taking place during the Covid 19 lockdown period we have received two records of one of our rarest county bats.

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  • The Great Lockdown Bat Survey - Results In

    Thank you to everyone who took part in the Derbyshire Lockdown Bat Survey on Friday 22nd May and Friday 29th May.

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  • The Key to Echolocation

    By now we would have delivered our annual Introduction to Bats training course for Derbyshire Wildlife Trust members.

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