Have you found a grounded bat?
Phone the Bat Conservation Trust helpline: 0345 1300 228. They will try to put you in touch with the nearest available bat carer. For more information, see our 'What we do - Bat Care and Rescue' page.
Our team of Hampshire bat care coordinators can be contacted at: batcarehantsbats(at) and 07760 504257.

Hampshire Bat Group Board of Trustees 
Chair  -  Nik Knight  -  recordshantsbats(at)
Membership Secretary  -  Ruth Holland  -  membershantsbats(at)
Treasurer  -  Nicola Pyle
  -  treasurerhantsbats(at) 
County Recorder  -  Nik Knight  -  recordshantsbats(at)
Projects Coordinator  -  Victoria Russell - projectshantsbats(at)
Committee Secretary - vacant
Member  -  Natalie Boote
Member - Rick Sharp
Member - Dr Matt Clarke
Member - Carolyn Hargreaves (one of our bat care co-ordinators)
Member - Ani Binet (who is also a Trustee of the Bat Conservation Trust)

Email addresses
To use our email addresses substitute @ for (at).

A position on the HBG committee is a demanding but rewarding role. If you would like to contribute to the running of our charity, please contact the current Chair or come and chat to any of the committee at the next meeting.

Our newsletter is edited by Nik Knight, while we transition to a new volunteer. We aim to produce two editions per year, in the Spring and Autumn. Our copy deadlines are 31st March and 30th September. Please send your contributions to recordshantsbats(at)

Webmaster  -  Nik Knight - recordshantsbats(at)