New Guidance on bats and lighting

New Guidance on bats and lighting

12th September 2018

The Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP) has launched the latest practical guidance on considering the impact upon bats when designing lighting schemes.

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National Bat Helpline report 2017 released

National Bat Helpline report 2017 released

10th August 2018

The National Bat Helpline receives thousands of enquiries each year. As a result, thousands of bats and their roosts are saved from damage or destruction. It is with this in mind that we are releasing the latest National Bat Helpline report.

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Gardener’s World Live 2018 with an exciting collaboration

Gardener’s World Live 2018 with an exciting collaboration

6th June 2018

The Bat Conservation Trust will be attending Gardener’s World Live (GWL) in Birmingham for the 8th consecutive time but this year we have an exciting collaboration!

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The Bat Conservation Trust and the Ministry of Justice sign an MoU

The Bat Conservation Trust and the Ministry of Justice sign an MoU

29th May 2018

Jo Ferguson, Built Environment Officer for the Bat Conservation Trust, discusses the exciting joint initiatives ahead to support bat conservation upon the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Justice.

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National Bat Monitoring Programme Annual Report 2017

17th May 2018

The latest results of the National Bat Monitoring Programme (NBMP) with data up to the end of September 2017 are now available

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Conviction of roost destruction in Worcestershire

9th May 2018

Individual pleaded guilty to the destruction of a bat roost however the level of fine imposed was disappointing.

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Conviction on three counts of roost destruction

30th April 2018

A complex investigation undertaken by Kent Police recently saw London based Knightspur Homes convicted at Sevenoaks Magistrates Court on three counts of roost destruction.

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Bat Habitats Regulation Bill [HL] 2017-19

Bat Habitats Regulation Bill [HL] 2017-19

26th April 2018

The Bat Habitats Regulation Bill sponsored by Lord Cormack is scheduled to receive its second reading in the House of Lords on Friday 27th of April 2018.

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