The Science for Nature Foundation will start implementation of another bats conservation project funded by the Disney Conservation Fund (DCF).
The project name is “Of bats and men”. It starts in October 2018 and will continue until October 2020. It aims at conservation of 9 bat species at risk in a key Natura 2000 site in the Eastern Rhodopes in South Bulgaria through:
- Enhancing and maintaining of the breeding, hibernating, roosting and foraging bat habitats
- Reducing the disturbance during the sensitive parts of the life cycle of the target bat species (breeding and hibernation)
- Raising public awareness about bats
- Engagement of local community in bat conservation
Photo credit: Dimitar Ragyov