This is the home to the Wiltshire Mammal Group and Wiltshire Bat Group to ensure that all things mammal (including bats) in Wiltshire and Swindon can be found in one place. This includes local news, projects to get involved with and membership information.
IF YOU HAVE FOUND A GROUNDED OR INJURED BAT PLEASE CONTACT THE BAT CONSERVATION TRUST: 0345 1300 228
Wiltshire Bat Group
We’re a group of dedicated volunteers working to promote bat conservation and awareness across the county, with a particular focus on scientific research and study.
Wiltshire Mammal Group
Our goal is to promote mammal conservation, monitoring and recording across the county.
Our Latest News
This year we’ll be running a couple of competitions to recognise and show appreciation of those members that have gotten involved with WBG and bat conservation in Wiltshire. “Volunteer of the Year” We want to recognise some of the amazing work our WBG members have been doing this year. Volunteer activities can include helping with batContinue reading “Competition Time”
We just wanted to share a few awesome pics, video and update from the recent barbastelle trapping and radio tracking that took place in South Wiltshire last month! One female barb was tagged, which led to the discovery of a new barbastelle maternity roost of 20 bats. Yay!! Well done to all involved! This researchContinue reading “South Wiltshire Barbastelle Trapping – a quick update!”
Please save the date for the next Wiltshire Bat Group meeting, which will be held on Thursday 12th May 2022. We are hoping to hold the meeting in person again at: 7pm, Wiltshire Scout Centre, Potterne Wick, nr Devizes. Full details of the meeting, including speakers, directions to the venue and an agenda will be sent out nearer the timeContinue reading “WBG AGM 2022 & Opportunity to join the committee”
Wiltshire Bat Care Network
The network is run by a group of volunteers from the Wiltshire bat group to establish a collaborative effort toward bat rescue, rehabilitation and release within Wiltshire.