The Bat Caravan initiative is created and organized by our most active volunteer, Ana Stamatescu, with the support of the CBRC.
The gray long-eared bat was voted at the end of January as Bat of 2022-2023 in Romania with more than 50% of the votes.
The season has arrived when you can vote for the Bat of 2022-2023 in Romania. Voting runs until January 31st midnight.
Romanian-Serbian teams research the bats of the Danube in the Iron Gates. Their goal: to conserve these colonies of continental importance.
On October 31th, 2020, the IVth Romanian Bat Research Conference took place online, organized by the Centre for Bat Research and Conservation, together with Wilderness Research and Conservation.
Based on the vote, which took place between November 2019 – January 2020, we can say that the barbastelle is the Bat of the Year 2020-2021 in Romania.
Until the 31th of January you can vote for the Bat of the year 2020 in Romania. Finalists are: the barbastelle, the giant noctule and the parti-colored bat.
In 2018-2019, the Center for Bat Research and Conservation ran the project “Enhancing conservation efforts in the bat diversity hotspot of South-Western Romania”, conceived specifically for Romanian cavers.
The Myotis Group for Bat Conservation, in partnership with the „Lost World” Conservation, Tourism and Caving Association, and with the Gyilkostó Adventure Association, has received a grant to implement a project to protect bats and caves, as well as for promoting protected areas.
The “Bat of the Year” 2019 in Romania is Bechstein’s bat, a species who really appreciates ancient forests, and which 45.2% of votes.