Educational activity about bats in Kharkiv

This autumn we have resumed our educational activity about bats. Our lecturers delivered 10 lectures with an audience around 500 people of various ages. Lectures were held in kindergartens, schools, libraries, university and on the basis of “15х4” community. Children and adults got acquainted with an ecology of bats, their role in ecosystems and became…

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Release of two yearlings of Pipistrellus kuhlii

We released two yearlings of Pipistrellus kuhlii in September that arrived from Odessa region. The story began when worried people found six 5-12-days-old youngs and started to nurse them. Unfortunately, it turned out that dry substitute for canine milk, which was used for feeding, caused numerous problems – tympany, intestinal infection and intoxication. Only three…

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Our young naturalists presented the results of their researches on conference

On October 21, Feldman Ecopark hosted an annual conference, where two young naturalists of Bat Rehabilitation Center (Nataly Shanyuk and Illia Necrutov) presented the results of their researches. Nataly’s work was devoted to the study of the bats’ fauna in the Dergachy Forest. This forest is interesting because of last year finding of the rarest…

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Helping baby bats

Bats only give birth to one or two pups per year. The first several days mothers carry their pups when they fly (the baby bat holds onto its mother with its mouth around the nipple ). However, sometimes it happens that mother can lose her pup and it can fall into the clutches of predators….

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Field lesson about bat research for pupils of school “Obdarovanist”

During two days (2-3 of June) on biological station of Karazin Kharkiv National University members of Kharkiv Bat Rehab Centre Anton Vlaschenko and Alona Prylutska Gukasova conducted field lesson for pupils of school “Obdarovanist”. Lesson was dedicated to bat research. Children studied activities of BRC, how to explore animals (including bats) using modern gadgets (phototraps,…

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The results of the Bat rehabilitation centre during 2016 year

During 2016 in the Bat Rehabilitation Centre (BRC) worked 5 employees, more than 10 young naturalists and volunteers. In August, the BRC has got additional office for lectures. In 2016 – 1280 bats were rescued from Kharkiv city and 313 animals were transferred to the rehabilitation centre from other regions of Ukraine (Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia,…

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The results of the Bat rehabilitation centre during 2015 year

During 2015 in the Bat rehabilitation centre (BRC) worked 6 employees, more than 10 young naturalists and volunteers. In January, the BRC has got its own office. In 2015 was a record number of rescued bats – more than 2,000. Mainly bats were found in Kharkiv city, as well as more than 100 animals were…

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Results of 2014 year in the Bat rehabilitation centre Feldman Ecopark

In 2014 1 educational and 3 research projects were realized due to grant support of European and American nature conservational organizations. The expeditions have covered a vast region from Arkhangelsk region (Russia) to Batumi (Georgia) and Edirne (Turkey) cities. The projects were directed to the study of bat migration ways, estimation of the status of…

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The Scientific Fun in Kharkiv

On the 20th of September 2014 in Shevchenko’s garden “The Scientific Fun” occurred where 21 teams from Kharkov educational institutions, scientific and educational centers took part. More than 50 expositions were presented on this event. The scientific fun were organized by polish fund «Wspólna Europa» with the support of Fund “Education for democracy”, Program “Tomorrow.ua”…

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