What is a Bat Low Impact Class Licence?

What is a Bat Low Impact Class Licence?

Bat Low Impact Class Licence is a type of bat licence which is granted by Natural England (or Natural Resources Wales, Scottish Natural Heritage), that permits activities which would ordinarily be unlawful.  Legislation makes it an offence to destroy, damage or...
Are you ready for the survey season?

Are you ready for the survey season?

As we move into late winter, it’s that time of year when our ecologists start gearing up for the next survey season.  It is also the last opportunity for our landscape architects to capture winter views of potential development before fresh leaf cover obscures views...
Benefits of Bird and Bat Boxes

Benefits of Bird and Bat Boxes

When we are asked to design ecological mitigation schemes for developments we often suggest the incorporation of bird and bat boxes into the design. If we know birds and bats use the site, it can be a low cost solution to replace roost and nest sites that may be lost...