UK: London (Crystal Palace)

Antenna Café
Haynes Lane (entrance at the top of Bedwardine Road)
Crystal Palace
London SE19 3AN
First Tuesday of the month, 8pm
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2 October 2018: Bats in our cities. Speaker: Jo Ferguson, Bat Conservation Trust.


Jo Ferguson, Built Environment Officer for the Bat Conservation Trust will be discussing the ecology of our UK bats with a focus on which species have adapted to our urban environment and the threats and opportunities this habitat presents for them. She will also cover what we can do to help them thrive in our cities and hot spots to see these fascinating creatures in south London!


Jo has been the Built Environment Officer for the Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) for the last 3.5 years. BCT are the leading NGO solely devoted to the conservation of bats and the landscapes on which they rely, working to secure the future of bats to ensure they thrive alongside people.

Prior to starting at BCT Jo had been involved with bat conservation in a voluntary and professional capacity for over 10 years, including as an ecological consultant and academic researcher. She is a Volunteer Bat Roost Visitor and London Bat Group Member.



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