The State of the UK's Bats 2017
09 Mar

The State of the UK’s Bats 2017

JNCC and the Bat Conservation Trust have published ‘The State of the UK’s Bats 2017‘, setting out national bat monitoring programme population trends. Headlines are that the latest trends indicate that populations of the bat species monitored are stable or…

Seasonal Ecologist Vacancies 2018
09 Jan

Seasonal Ecologist Vacancies 2018

We are seeking enthusiastic and committed candidates for our 2018 Seasonal Ecologist full and part-time positions. Applicants should have an interest in pursuing a career in ecology, good observational and recording skills and should have a full UK driving licence…
08 Jan

Planning your 2018 ecological surveys

Happy New Year from everyone at Richard Green Ecology Ltd! A quick reminder to check our ecological survey calendar for 2018. Importantly, only two months remain to conduct bat hibernation surveys if you are planning a development which will affect…

13 Dec

Charging for Wildlife Licences?

Natural England is consulting on a proposal to introduce charges for wildlife licences. The consultation will close on Monday 5 February 2018. We encourage architects and clients to respond to the consultation (link below).

What Do Bats Do in the Winter
08 Dec

What do bats do in winter?

For the next three or four months, British bats will be in hibernation. Void dwelling bats such as greater and lesser horseshoe bats are often found hibernating in significant numbers in underground sites such as tunnels, mines, caves and cellars,…