Talking all things 'City Nature Challenge' with Anthony Beyga

A local naturalist and once a self-employed gardener, Anthony Beyga, is a wonderful advocate for the iNaturalist app, and will be helping Liverpool out during the City Nature Challenge 2020. He does most of his wildlife recording in Croxteth Park, Mab Lane Community Woodland and the surrounding Knowsley area. Take a look at a recent conversation we had with Anthony...

Building for bats in an urban world

Whiskered Bat by Jan Svetlik

A new study by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) and the University of Turin shows how to minimise impacts of urban growth on bats at a time when the need for new housing often hits the headlines.

This study highlights how the contribution of citizen scientists can really make a difference in research projects. The volunteer-based data collection approach allowed us to get a clear view of urban habitat exploitation by bats in Norfolk, and provides practical suggestions for urban development and woodland management.”

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