Did you know that Torbay is home to the endangered Greater Horseshoe Bat?
The greater horseshoe bat is rare in the British Isles and is confined to south-west England and south Wales
Occombe farm help maintain the bats’ habitat by farming organically and laying hedgerows which are crucial in supporting foraging areas. .
“We are running a free hedgelaying event where people can come along, learn all about hedge laying and help maintain a bat-friendly habitat.
“Meet at Occombe Farm outside the café. Wear strong footwear and suitable clothing. We’ll provide tea, coffee and biscuits but please bring a packed lunch (or you can purchase hot food from the Café). All tools, gloves and training provided.“
Date: Tuesday 17th February
Where: Occombe Farm, Paignton
Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
Booking for this event is essential, please contact Helen Parr at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01392 279244.”