Beech/Podocarp forest (Nocturnal)

Target threatened species: Long-tailed bat / pekapeka-tou-roa 

ABT aim to ascertain the current status of bats (New Zealand only indigenous mammals) within the Makarora catchment and protect and enhance roost sites in collaboration with existing invasive mammal trapping efforts.

A preliminary orientation scoping visit in advance of full dusk and dawn activity surveys has been undertaken and bat activity has already been noted. More  soon….