Volunteer Training – Identify & Survey Bats

20-04-22 18:30 - 21:00
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An evening course delivered by Principal Ecologist and bat expert Robert Bell on how to identify, record and survey the bat species found around rivers in Chesterfield. The evening will finish with a dusk bat walk around the river Hipper and Walton Dam, where we will practise using bat detectors to identify different species by their characteristic sounds.

Places are limited, so to book on please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/volunteer-training-identify-survey-bats-tickets-269572106427

Training will take place at the St Thomas Centre meeting room 1. There is free on site parking and refreshments will be provided. 

This event is free of charge. 

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    As part of DCRT’s All Hands on the Don project, we are delighted to open our latest Photography Competition

    The River Don is a river back from the dead. It’s time to stop being down about the past industrial degradation of the Don and start celebrating – injecting positivity into a wonderful river that is special for its wildlife, history, and communities! Participants are also invited to join a free photography workshop, led by photographer Wendy Turner, covering the basics of photography including understanding your camera settings to composition and light.



    Where: Long Sandall Lock, Doncaster
    Meeting at: 
    Canal & Rivers Trust Car Park - Long Sandall Lock  (free parking)
    Entrance to car park is opposite: Lock Cottage, 2 Clay Lane West, Doncaster, DN2 4QY

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    When: 12:00pm-3:00pm


    What to bring: Please bring a digital, film camera or a smartphone. Bring walking boots or wellies that you don’t mind getting a bit muddy! Please dress for the weather as it will be an outdoor workshop.


    What to expect: Photographer Wendy Turner will lead a practical workshop covering the basics of photography including understanding your camera settings to composition and light which you will then get to test out your skills along the riverside. Please be prepared for an outdoors event and wear good shoes for walking along the footpath.
    Tea, coffee, and biscuits will be provided!


    Joining us? All are welcome, including beginners. Sometimes events are cancelled due to bad weather. Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing [email protected] or texting Sally on 07780333743


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