The timeline of the Centre for Bat Research and Conservation is presented in a reverse chronological order, with the most recent event at the top of the page. Navigate to the beginning of the year:

  • 2019 April

  • 2019 March

    – Completing the cleaning of the Reformed Church in Leghia, in partnership with the Romanian Permaculture Association.

    – Visit to Poland at the invitation of polish bat researcher colleagues, in Szachownica and Nietoperek Chiropterological Reserves.

    – Field trip in collaboration with the Amateur Cavers Club of Cluj.

    – Presentations about bats at Ovidius University in Constanța.

  • 2019 February

    – Presentation about Romanian cave-dwelling bats during the “Call of the unknown” event, organized by Speo Cristal Oradea.

    Field work in frame of the Columbus Zoo funded project, along with caverss from the Banat region, to identify new hibernation colonies.

  • 2019 January

    Field trip in collaboration with the Amateur Caver’s Club and Speo Cristal Oradea.

2019

The end of 2018

  • 2018 August

    – Partnering with the Matei and Friends Association, to organize of the International Bat Nights in Petrila, Hunedoara County.

    – Initiating a collaboration with colleagues from Hungary to study the spread of Lloviu virus.

    – Participating in the annual cave exploration camp, organized by the Amateur Caver’s Club Cluj, for the identification of new colonies.

    – Presenting about bats for children at Damiş, in partnership with ECOTOP Oradea.

    – Initiating the detailed bat study of the East Park from Cluj-Napoca.

  • 2018 July

  • 2018 June

    – Running at the “Run for Wildlife” competition, organized by Matei and Friends Association.

    – Initiating the 2018 Summer monitoring of roosts with colonies of national and continental importance, in collaboration with several colleagues from Romania, Hungary and the United Kingdom.

    – Presenting about bats at the Betfia Pothole, in partnership with ECOTOP Oradea.

    – Starting to implement the project “Enhancing conservation efforts in the bat diversity hotspot of South-Western Romania”, funded by Columbus Zoo & Aquarium.

    – Initiating a collaboration with bat researchers from Luxembourg on the study of Myotis emarginatus.

  • 2018 May

  • 2018 April

    – Participating in the working group meeting for the 2nd edition of the Atlas of European Mammals, Prague, Czech Republic, as national bat data coordinator.

    – Participating in the XIXth edition of the Cluj Biological Days, with a presentation about Bat of the year 2018, Rhinolophus mehelyi.

    – Initiating the study of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) in collaboration with several foreign institutions.

  • 2018 March

    – Presenting about bats at Ovidius University in Constanța, Constanța County.

    – Presenting about bat evolution at Darwin Day, Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Biology.

  • 2018 February

  • 2018 January

2018

The end of 2017

  • 2017 August

  • 2017 June

    – Initiating the 2017 Summer monitoring of Romanian bat roosts of national and continental importance, in collaboration with several colleagues from Romania, Hungary and the United Kingdom.

  • 2017 April

  • 2017 March

2017

The end of 2016

  • 2016 December

    – Launching the Lilieci.ro portal in three languages (romanian, hungarian and english).

  • 2016 November

  • 2016 October

  • 2016 May

    – Initiating the bat research of Făgetul Clujului Forest.

  • 2016 February

2016