• We return to Mercia Marina!

    Around 6 years since we last surveyed Mercia Marina for its bats, we were invited back this year to give a talk and walk to residents of the largest inland...

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  • 50 People Attend Calke Bat Walk

    The National Trust's Calke Abbey Bat Walk was fully booked with 50 members of the public attending to hear a talk by our Chair Bill Cove followed by a walk...

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  • Mid Week Madness

    After being forced to cancel surveys at Trent Meadows and St Chads water due to poor weather, it was decided to make the best of the warmer temperatures by doing...

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  • Common Pip's @ Carsington

    On Friday 17th May, ten members of the bat group made the trip to Carsington Water for the next scheduled trapping survey as part of the Nathusius' Project.

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  • Witches Oak - 15th May

    The weather finally showed some signs of warming up allowing a mid week survey.

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  • Wildlife Trust members learn about bats

    On 18th May 2019, two volunteers from the Group delivered six hours of training to Derbyshire Wildlife Trust members who had signed up to learn all about bats.

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  • Making new homes for bats

    Seven volunteers from the Group got together at Calke Abbey earlier this month to make some new bat boxes using various bits of wood leftover from timber works on the...

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  • Moor Bats

    Derbyshire Bat Group has embarked on a programme of joint monitoring with Moors for the Future Partnership (MFTFP) for the 2019 bat activity season.

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  • Nathusius' Project begins for 2019

    The National Nathusius' Pipistrelle Project licence was received from the Bat Conservation Trust on April 18th which was just in time for the groups first scheduled trapping survey at Melbourne...

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  • Nathusius' Pipistrelle Project

    With the 2019 Nathusius' Pipistrelle survey season fast approaching, it seems like a good time to recap lasts years results.

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