* * 2014 - Thirty Years of the Hampshire Bat Group! * *

"We hope, by exchange of information, to locate as many roosts as possible in Hampshire, and to persuade the public by displays, talks and so on that bats are not the macabre creatures horror films would have us believe, and that 'Bats Need Friends'." - Mike Dobson, HBG Founder (1984)

Hampshire Bat Group is a registered charity made up of volunteer members. As a partner group to the Bat Conservation Trust, we aim to promote and support bat conservation in Hampshire and to raise public awareness about these fascinating animals.  Bats need our help because their numbers have decreased drastically in recent years, mainly due to loss of habitat.

Please note that, as a matter of routine, Hampshire Bat Group does not undertake surveys for commercial purposes or to formally object to planning applications.

Recent Announcements

  • Mist Netting and Harp Trapping in Dorset Jan Freeborn will be out mist netting and harp trapping on a site near Shaftesbury on Friday 11 July 2014 and in Delph Woods on Saturday 12 July 2014 with ...
    Posted Jun 29, 2014, 1:51 AM by Mark Rose
  • Come along to the HBG 2014 AGM Be sure to keep your diary free on Tuesday 29th April, for the 2014 Hampshire Bat Group's Annual General Meeting. The meeting will be followed by a detector workshop ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2014, 9:22 AM by Mark Rose
  • Bat care training event this weekend! Erika Dahlberg will be chairing a bat care training course/refresher and networking event at the Winchester City Mill, Sunday 6th April, 10:30-16:30. Erika will do a ...
    Posted Apr 3, 2014, 12:04 PM by Mark Rose
  • Don't forget, 30th Birthday this Tuesday! We want everyone to come for a fun evening. Activities planned include an introduction from the Group's very first Chairman, a bat trivia quiz, celebration cakes, historical displays and ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2014, 1:33 PM by Mark Rose
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