The bookings have now closed for our 2018 pub quiz Where: Post Horn Pub When: 6th November, 19:00 for a 19:30 start For those that have booked – we look forward to seeing you on the night. We have some wonderful raffle prizes including: Magenta 4 Bat detector Champagne Wine Chocolates Ransoms gift voucher (£10) Holmefield gift voucher (£15) – kindly donated by the business A fantastic mirror by ‘Painted Beautiful’ – kindly donated by the business Neo-tropical bat calendar – kindly donated by the Collett Trust All money raised on the night will go directly into bat research in 2019.  Read More →

Pub Quiz – Post Horn Following the success of the event last year, we are hosting a pub quiz on Tuesday 6th November (please save the date!) There will be a ‘basket meals’ served on the evening including a vegetarian and a vegan option (details to follow) We will also have a raffle on the night.  If anyone has any prizes that they would like to donate then please contact us on enquiries@jerseybatgroup.org    Read More →

As part of the National Trust Jersey’s ‘Walking through Autumn Festival’ please join the the Jersey Bat Group on a circular walk with a difference around St Peter’s valley as the sun sets. Look out for these wonderful flying creatures. Find out how many species we have in Jersey and see them in flight.     Meeting Point: Mill Pond Car Park Parking: Mill Pond Car Park Price – Free No need to pre-bookRead More →

27th May – National Trust Jersey: Love Nature Festival BAT WALK starting at 20:30 from the Wetland Centre (parking in the Big Verns car park) Join the Jersey Bat Group on a circular walk with a difference around at Ouen’s Ponds and the orchid fields as the sun sets.  Look out for these wonderful flying mammals.  Find out how many species we have in Jersey and see them in flight. There are many other events on during the 5 day festival for more information then please view/download the Festival ProgrammeRead More →

Saturday 26th May BIAZA Bioblitz at the Jersey Zoo   Join us for a FREE bat talk (by JBG/Durrell’s Edward Bell) and then a bat walk as part of the 2018 BIAZA bioblitz 19:30 – Bat talk at the bat tunnel 20:30 – Bat walk in the Zoo grounds This is a ticketed event so that we can know numbers of people in advance, but the tickets are FREE Free tickets can be obtained by clicking here Jersey Zoo Bioblitz  For a full agenda of other Bioblitz events taking place at Durrell on the 26th May then please follow this link: Bioblitz bonanza Please be awareRead More →

The Jersey Bat Group will be in attendance at the JSCPA Fun Day! Date: Saturday 28th April, Time: 10:00 until 16:00, Where: Royal Showground (RJA&HS), Trinity. Please come and visit our stall and learn more about bats, and maybe buy some of our bat-related goods.  Entry is free, dogs are welcome – and there will be a lot of fun activities for all age.  Please come and support us, the JSPCA and other wildlife organisations who will be there to. We look forward to seeing you there.Read More →

For the third year running the Jersey Bat Group will be participating in the National Nathusius’ Pipistrelle Project.  Site selection and methodology for the local project will mirror the BCT guidance documents in order for the Jersey results to be comparable with the UK data. Nathusius’ pipistrelle is considered rare in the UK but may simply be under-recorded. It is often found at large water-bodies, particularly during its autumn migration period (BCT). The National Nathusius’ Pipistrelle Project was launched in 2014 with a grant from the People’s Trust for Endangered Species, to improve our understanding of the ecology, current status and conservation threats for Nathusius’Read More →