Last Monday the usual Wellesley bin run was done by Stuart and I. We got 40 bags of rubbish! Filling our biggest trailer. It was good to see people using the bins. Especially the recycling section.
However it wasn’t all fun, we also had the serious task of bat monitoring to perform. Over the summer, when bats are most active, we have been monitoring the level of activity in Wellesley Woodland. The bat box is placed on trees and records the high frequencies that bats permit at night. The calls the box picks up are then analysed in specialist software to determine which species we have got. The information is then used to inform management plans and monitor it’s effectiveness.