That’s Salisbury TV visited the GWCT’s Fordingbridge HQ last week to find out more about the AgriBats project.
Reporter Rhaya Barton came to the Trust on 20 July to interview postdoctoral ecologist Niamh McHugh, who is leading AgriBats. The project aims to improve the conservation of bats on farmland through a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The work will be done through focused surveys on 15 farms and the findings will help to advance current knowledge of bat farmland ecology by identifying key habitats for farmland bat conservation. Farmers, landowners and conservationists will be educated on ways in which to improve foraging habitats for bats as well as being provided with valuable information on the distribution and abundance of bats on farmland.
The two-minute piece was broadcast on That’s Salisbury TV at 6pm that evening and can also be seen here.