Response to the Prime Ministers “Build, Build, Build” Speech

Response to the Prime Ministers “Build, Build, Build” Speech

3rd July 2020

Like many others, we listened to the Prime Minister’s statement with great anticipation. As we build back from the current crisis, it is critical that we create a green recovery in order to avert the urgent and far bigger environmental crises of our time. Investing in a green recovery will bring huge benefits to people and wildlife alike.

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The Time is NOW - Mass Virtual Lobby for a Green Recovery

The Time is NOW - Mass Virtual Lobby for a Green Recovery

25th June 2020

We want to make sure that whatever steps the government decided to take with the Environment Bill, it benefits people, the environment and wildlife, including of course bats. That is why we are asking you to join us in a second, virtual The Time is Now mass lobby of MPs on 30 June.

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HS2 Phase One Construction Cause for Concern

HS2 Phase One Construction Cause for Concern

12th June 2020

Reports we have been receiving about potential disturbance and damage to bat roosts in trees during the maternity season in Warwickshire woodlands (Kenilworth Sites) due to HS2 Phase One construction is a cause for concern for BCT

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Facts About Bats & COVID-19

Facts About Bats & COVID-19

10th April 2020

The UN Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats (EUROBATS) along with two other UN Secretariats have made a joint statement of the facts about bats and COVID-19.

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Best Parliamentary Champion 2019 - Helen Hayes MP

Best Parliamentary Champion 2019 - Helen Hayes MP

15th October 2019

Best Parliamentary MP Species Champion 2019 was awarded to Helen Hayes MP as species champion for the common pipistrelle.

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BCT’s response to Biodiversity Net Gain Consultation

BCT’s response to Biodiversity Net Gain Consultation

31st January 2019

Bat Conservation Trust’s has submitted its response to the Defra consultation on Biodiversity Net Gain

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Review of the legislation protecting wildlife

Review of the legislation protecting wildlife

20th November 2018

The latest review of the legislation protecting wildlife has concluded that the challenges associated with the protection of internationally important bat populations in England arise from how the legislation that protect bats are implemented, and not with the laws themselves

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