Our workshops are open to anyone interested in learning about Flying Foxes and Microbats and don’t require any previous knowledge. They are mandatory for new active members of BatsQLD before getting hands-on with rescues and rehab.

BAT RESCUE TRAINING

Introduction to basic bat rescue techniques and equipment.

Sunday 26-June-2022 9:00 – 13:30 Helensvale

FF REHAB TRAINING

Introduction to adult Flying Fox rehabilitation and wound management, as well as equipment and housing facilities needed when caring for adult Flying Foxes.

Sunday 24-July-2022   9:00 – 13:30 Helensvale

FF ORPHAN TRAINING

Introduction to rearing orphaned Flying Fox babies, as well as equipment and housing facilities required when caring for orphans.

Saturday 27-August-2022 9:00 – 13:30 Pacific Pines

MICROBAT TRAINING

Introduction to adult microbat rehabilitation and raising orphaned microbat babies, as well as equipment and housing facilities required. Workshop conducted by Rachel Ryons and organised by Wildcare Inc, supported by BCRQ, BQ and the Sunshine Coast Council.

Saturday 20-August-2022 9:30 – 16:00 Sippy Downs (UniSC: University of the Sunshine Coast)

to register email: education@wildcare.org.au

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Come see us and meet our ‘ambatsador’ Fig for a fun family day out at the Gold Coast Botanical Bazaar! Gold Coast Garden Festival Country Paradise Parklands, Nerang Saturday 6th August (11:30 – 17:30) Sunday 7th August (09:00 – 16:00)

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Batty Halloween 2021

We are so excited to invite you to our Batty Halloween in the Park this Saturday the 30th of October 2021 from 4.30pm to 6.30pm in Beenleigh. We will be hosting an information marquee with fun activities for the kids…

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Heroes of the Night Webinar

Join us in this exciting and fascinating seminar about the second largest and most diverse order of mammals in the word – bats! Search eventbrite.com.au for ‘Heroes of the Night’ to register for the free event on 10-Jun-2021.

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LEAF Festival 2021

The LEAF festival is always a great opportunity for us to educate the general public about the importance of bats. We had a great turnout and many interested visitors!

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